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Shaw Laminate Flooring
...ed locking technology that reliably secures the flooring panels on all four sides without adhesive. as an added bonus, a versalock floor is warranted against moisture damage and can be easily taken apart and reassembled...
Shaw Rugs
...motifs and forms are expressed throughout these visuals. organicphysical impressions of our natural environment. patterns find inspiration from geological detail. traditioncalling upon centuries of artisan rug practices, these visuals are familiar and updated with new techniques. painterlywatercolor washes, soft blending and artful strokes create transparent layers to create memorable atmospher...
Patcraft Commercial Carpet
...interact with a space. through innovative, performance-based design, we create carpet and resilient products that enhance interiors, improve human experiences and increase product life cycles. as part of shaw industries, our corporate foundation is as strong, reliable and supportive as our flooring. patcraft offers financial stability, vertically integrated manufacturing and environmental leade...
Karastan Rugs
...ectly within your home. with inspired designs, flawless craftsmanship, and long-lasting materials, karastan is made for a life lived beautifully.inspired by the world around us.our creative process starts with travel. karastan designers seek inspiration through tradition, works of art, nature, and modern life.these experiences result in intricate patterns, dramatic color variations, impressive tex...
Bruce Hardwood Flooring
...for over 100 years, our customers have trusted us to provide beautiful, long-lasting hardwood floors and stylish, durable laminate floors. quality materials high quality floors start with high quality materials. most of our hardwood volume is grown here in the u.s. in the appalachian mountain range. the wood harvested from this area is known for its clear grain, consistent color, and excelle...
Anso® Nylon Carpet
...the anso nylon family of brands became part of shaw industries when the honeywell carpet fibers division was acquired by shaw in late 2005. since acquiring the acquisition, shaw has deemed anso nylon as its premium fiber brand. for more about shaw industries, our company, and our other product lines, please visit www.shawfloors.com...
Antron® Carpet Fiber
...e the total carpet experience by making carpet look better longer, minimizing maintenance and simplifying the specifying and buying process. we don't make the carpet, but antron® fiber is the starting line to uncommon carpet. ...
STAINMASTER® Carpet
...ut carpet - everything from color and style to stain resistance and warranties. the fact is, there really is a difference in carpet brands, and choosing one you'll be satisfied with for years starts with having all the information. fashion stainmaster® carpet leads the industry in the fiber innovations that result in new carpet fashions. half of all new carpet styles introduced each y...
Interface
...nterfaceflor is the world’s largest manufacturer of modular carpet. our heritage began with the invention of the first carpet tile approximately 50 years ago by a dutch company called heuga, now part of interfaceflor. from that spark of invention, we have continued to innovate, giving you award-winning modular carpet design, pioneering environmental practices and ground-breaking manufact...
Masland Carpet
... practiced for over 135 years and continues to be practiced today.   masland manufacturing and distribution plant measures over one million square feet. the facility has state of the art technology insuring quality throughout the manufacturing process. the distribution center has capabilities of storing 20,000 rolls of carpet and is also the facility where all rug designs are m...
WECork Flooring
...urface which is brown. the first crop of "refugo" is mostly used for grinding purposes. the following strippings consist of better qualities with fewer and more closed pores (grains) and the major part is used for the production of cork stoppers or other items requiring a better quality or finer looking appearance. after the stripping process, the bark remains in the forest for some days to...
MAPEI Grout
...a. mapei is a unique company. it has transformed itself from an enterprise of the italian craft tradition into a global scientific and technical leader in its industry. today, from the world headquarters in milan, italy, dr. giorgio squinzi, the founder's son, is leading mapei into the next millenium. mr. nick ditempora directs the company operations in the fast-growing western hemisphere. ...
Scotchgard™ Fabric Protector
...ame as scotchgard branded products from 3m? no. 3m is known around the world for its technology and innovation in product development. for more than 25 years 3m has marketed and sold state-of-the-art fabric protection for textile goods such as carpets and rugs, upholstered furniture, linens and clothing under the scotchgard™ protection brand name. 3m has developed dozens of different scotchg...
Daltile® Tile
...an integral part of dal-tile corporation, daltile has been recognized as being synonymous with quality and value for over 40 years. as a leading manufacturer of ceramic wall, floor and mosaic tile, daltile is a well-respected and emulated brand and a dominant force nationally. and because daltile has been a successful part of the industry for so many years, you can always buy with confidence. the ...
American Olean® Tile
...h approximately 100 independent distributors who service about 5,000 retail outlets. we will continue to increase our presence in the independent distributor channel to better service our customers, particularly in floor tile products. american olean is positioned as your preferred supplier of ceramic floor tile providing our customers with a true one-stop source. quality, style and depth of prod...
Crossville Porcelain Tile
...when it comes to green design, tile is one of the most sustainable surface coverings on the planet—it's created from dust, sediment, and recycled porcelain, and best of all, it can be recycled. headquartered in crossville, tennessee, we have become the first net consumer of tile waste (meaning we recycle more than we produce). so in addition to manufacturing beautiful, made-in-america tile, we als...
Mannington Commercial Carpet
...ship. with industry-leading fiber systems and superior manufacturing, our vast array of carpet styles look better and last up to 75% longer than any other carpet in the marketplace. proven by third-party testingall of our carpet products are third-party tested and proven to exceed industry standards in appearance retention, texture retention, fire safety factors and static generation, and our mod...
Hartco® Wood Flooring
...hartco gives new freedom to consumers to personalize their living spaces.   hartco quality wood flooring, among the top flooring brands in the world, has a reputation among commercial designers for design freedom. hartco's range and flexibility also satisfies a yearning for a highly personal, custom style in the home. hartco patterns and contrasts help define interiors, from traditional to...
NAFCO Rigid Core
...ht, resisting buckling, denting and warping. progen promises an improved experience – from design and installation to appearance and long term wear. it is the solution for the current generation of smart, savvy consumers that last for the next generation...
CHAPCO® Adhesives
... promise to customers was simple: your success ensures our success. to this day, more than five decades later, that promise still holds true. chapco continues to produce cost effective, state-of-the-art adhesives and specialty products for carpet, resilient flooring and ceramic tile applications that outperform the competition. exceptional performance with every application, coupled with an unen...
Wilsonart® Laminate Flooring
...wilsonart® laminate flooring is simply the best! beautiful. durable. easy to clean. these are the main reasons why 98% of homeowners who live with wilsonart® flooring say they would buy it all over again. but to really understand why so many people love our floors, you need to look beyond the surface. red label hand scraped collection - hand crafted beauty, engineered performancethe red label h...
Altro Floors
... altro is a leader in the floor industry offering unique designs, innovative technologies and state-of-the-art sustainable facilities.  we engineer our floor and wall products so that they are durable, easy to clean and enhance the safety of the environments in which they are installed.  our safety flooring provides a level of slip resistance that exceeds the latest regulat...
Robbins Hardwood Flooring
...oring is in wet areas of the bath. can i install hardwood floors myself? of course. all it takes is a little planning and a free weekend. complete installation instructions are packed inside each carton of robbins hardwood floors. installation can be glued-down, nailed-down, or even stapled-down in some instances....
Tarkett Resilient Flooring
...to 1886, tarkett has long been a pioneer in both the residential and commercial segments of the flooring industry, developing many of the manufacturing techniques that are still in use today. now part of the domco tarkett group, tarkett uses some of the most sophisticated technologies available to produce a broad range of sheet, floor tile and laminate products that meet the styling and insta...
InterCeramic® USA Tile
...ing the majority of texas (including the houston, austin and fort worth areas) and opening in the busy atlanta, georgia area. from there, we focused our efforts on growing to the west of texas, starting with phoenix (including a satellite store in scottsdale) and las vegas. to fill in the gaps and provide logistical continuity, we opened new locations in albuquerque, tulsa, and oklahoma ...
TEC Specialty Products
...r, accucolor® tile grout, double duty™ ceramic tile adhesive, the perfect putdown® floor covering adhesive, tec® exterior insulation finish systems and tuff-lite® epoxy terrazzo flooring.  headquartered in palatine, illinois, tec also maintains facilities in la mirada, ca, santa fe springs, ca; edison, nj; and gainesville, fl. tec is a wholly-owned subsidiary of h.b. fuller company, a 113...
Harris Wood® Floors
..., focusing on the new york city market. harris flooring became a major presence in the strip flooring business throughout the early 1900’s. many original hardwood floors still exist in luxury apartments in uptown manhattan. when home building slowed due to world war i, harris adapted his facility to also make handcrafted persimmon golf club shafts, cannon ramrods, and broom handles. ...
Anderson Tuftex Hardwood Floors
...flagship product in floor covering and the envy of everyone who dreams of a hardwood floor. and hardwood adds the most value to your home. now it’s time to pull up a chair, settle in, and become part of our natural drama about real wood! our story is about beauty, emotions, natural color, richness, classic design, and rarity. it’s also about easy care and a satisfaction guarantee...
WF Taylor Adhesives
...w.f. taylor co. inc. (“taylor”) manufacturers state-of-the-art, environmentally friendly adhesives and epoxies for the installation of floor covering products such as resilient flooring, carpet, wood, ceramic tiles, and vinyl composition tiles. taylor also manufactures a complete solvent-based line of products for installation of the high-pressure laminates used in the cabinet and furn...
LAUFEN Tile
...world with ceramic tile factories in the u.s., spain, brazil, peru and bulgaria. this acquisition has enhanced laufen’s position as a market leader in the u.s. ceramic tile industry with state-of-the-art facilities, a new marketing approach and increased product innovation. laufen offers quality floor, wall and decorative tile throughout the u.s. market. with its expansive ceramic tile offering...
Marazzi USA Tile
...d performance requirements of designers, architects and homeowners. always leading while learning; always integrating the best approaches in technology, communication and management; always partnering with artists, technicians, entrepreneurs, forward-thinking individuals and companies of various backgrounds, marazzi group is a multinational, multicultural, worldwide enterprise that ...
Premier Hardwood Flooring
...premier hardwood products is located in the northeastern part of the united states, near syracuse, new york. our surrounding area offers some of the choice, select northern and appalachian hardwoods with distinct color and quality. premier hardwoods, in conjunction with b&b lumber company, starts the manufacturing process in the forest. professional foresters and loggers selectively and responsibl...
Florida Tile
...orida tile has consistently taken the lead as an innovator by implementing new technology, delivering high quality products and protecting our indoor and outdoor environments. the corporate headquarters are located in beautiful lexington, kentucky. products are manufactured and distributed from a state of the art facility in lawrenceburg, kentucky. florida tile also operates 23 tile & st...
Couristan Rugs
...rom natural fibers like new zealand wool, as well as synthetic blends.   collections range from traditional to contemporary, from novelty to natural textures.  handmade area rugs are like works of art.  couristan's handmade area rugs have extraordinary detail and elegance in unique motifs including antique-washed looks, traditional, deeply contoured orientals and fashionable open field area ...
Milliken Commercial Carpet
...milliken’s roots date back to 1865 when seth milliken and william deering founded deering milliken company, a small woolen fabrics company in portland, maine. deering soon left to start his own company. in 1868, seth milliken moved the company headquarters to new york city, at that time the heart of the american textile industry. in 1884, the company invested in a new facility in pacolet...
Momeni Rugs
...momeni, a family name, a mark of quality, and an expert source of ideas for making your home come alive with true timeless beauty, was established half a century ago, when ali a. (haji) momeni started a family business bringing exquisite persian carpets to the united states. though styles have come and gone, beneath them all is the fundamental principal that momeni rugs are created to touch our se...
Levolor Blinds
...ful brand family including sharpie™, paper mate™, parker™, waterman™, rubbermaid™, calphalon™, graco™, levolor™, kirsch™, bernzomatic™, vise-grip™, irwin™ and lenox™. levolor is headquartered in high point, nc. newell rubbermaid is headquartered in atlanta, ga and employs over 33,000 employees worldwide getting involved in our local communities is the cornerstone of who we are...
Benjamin Moore Paints
...ur technical staff operates out of eight team-based laboratories at the company's 80,000 square foot technical & administrative center, located in flanders, nj. each lab, equipped with state-of the art instruments, focuses on a specific area of coating expertise. together, they develop all benjamin moore paint formulas. all the laboratories work along with benjamin moore & co.'s manufacturing...
Arizona Tile
...john huarte, founder and ceo, graduated from notre dame university and was awarded the heisman trophy in 1964 as quarterback of the fighting irish. after spending several years as a professional football player, john and his wife, eileen, opened a small tile store in san diego in 1977. the company has since grown to include more than twenty-five locations in seven western states, with products d...
Zoroufy Stair Rods
...generations of expertise beginning in 1970, zoroufy first brought beauty to homes with their fine oriental rugs and tapestries. knowledge of design and appreciation for the art of oriental rugs came naturally for its founder, hassan zoroufy, as this information had been passed down for generations from his family's experience in the rug trade. responding to demand during the early 198...
Azuvi Ceramic Tile
...azuvi first started its industrial activity in villarreal (castellon) in 1956 and more than 50 years have elapsed since then. all through these years azuvi has got to be one of the main reference companies in the ceramic sector. azuvi has several branches in usa although its head office is sited in villarreal. two venture companies, qualitas equality partners and lombard odier darier he...
Silestone® Quartz Surface
...what is silestone designing the perfect environment starts with a selection of the right materials, and that's where silestone comes in. silestone is an engineered quartz surface that looks, feels and weighs like natural granite and marble. yet its strength, hardness and competitive price make it the superior choice over natural stone or plastic solid surfaces. silestone is selected by thousa...
Wilsonart® Quartz
...wilsonart's quartz designs provide a thoughtful framework to develop your own narrative—your own personal reprieve—and is equipped to meet a growing demand for a connection to nature, mindfulness and wellness. from marble looks reminiscent of old-world opulence to retro-inspired terrazzo and contemporary aggregates, many of wilsonart’s new quartz designs are influenced by mother nature—a natural ...
Seabrook Wallcoverings
...founded in 1910, the company is still family owned and operated.  headquartered in memphis, tennessee, seabrook wallcoverings, inc is the largest independently owned wallcoverings distributor in the nation. select from thousands of products with the finest design, color and quality.  seabrook offers styles from contemporary to country, traditional to fun in thousand of patterns and designs.  ...
Patterson, Flynn & Martin Carpets
...the renowned patterson, flynn & martin brand was acquired by f. schumacher & co. in 1998 and has substantially expanded the company’s presence and prestige in the high-end decorative carpet business. founded in 1943, patterson, flynn & martin established its reputation as a supplier of the finest floor coverings, including historic reproductions, oriental carpets and exclusive wilton designs....
Rosecore™ Carpet
...acquired in 2010, the rosecore carpet division of stanton has been the premier supplier of fine broadloom and hand-loomed floorcovering products for over 30 years. with a rich history of artisan craftsmanship and innovative design, rosecore's exquisite floorcoverings enhance exclusive interiors around the world. roscore produces a number of prominent collections including supreme bliss from the ...
Waverly® Wallpaper
...the walls of a home set its aura and personality. a part of the waverly heritage since 1939, our wall coverings assume the rich traditions of the fabric collections, bringing your home another coordinated layer of texture of the classic waverly style...
Hellenic Rug Imports
...rns that bring permanence, comfort, dependability and timelessness into your home. our collections unfold the spirit of older times and have been inspired by life and the world surrounding its artisans. we pride ourselves for using the rug makers’ visions of yester years and today, the impeccable taste of our customers and our everlasting ethics, reliability and integrity to provide...
Lea Ceramiche Tile
...lea ceramiche, part of panariagroup industrie ceramiche spa, in is gone through a deep and progressive renewal during the years, with an expansion in the productive and distribution structure, so much so that today it is located among the most lively and productive brands of the modena ceramic district thanks to important and constant investments and with a solid background of experience ...
Eisenhart Wallcoverings
...production at eisenhart is a continuous process: from concept and design ... to engraving and printing... to packaging, sample books, and merchandising. all the critical functions have been brought together in an integrated structure that's unique in the industry. so the twin themes of tradition and technology continue through the manufacturing processes- engraving and printing- which add v...
Glen Eden Wool Carpet
... available. glen eden also specializes in custom designing an endless combination of creative patterns, colors, and textures to meet customers' specific requirements. glen eden's highly skilled artisans are uniquely qualified to assist customers in designing their own carpet or rug creations. by combining old world craftsmanship and materials with advanced carpet-making technology, g...
Flexco® Resilient Floors
...when you work with flexco,® you’re working with a resilient flooring partner that has the experience, the determination and the dedication to make your flooring visions become realities. for more than 50 years, flexco has advanced as an industry pioneer and innovator by remaining: + performance-driven – taking flooring quality, selection and service to even higher levels. + progress-or...
Somerset Hardwood Flooring
...an hardwoods – the finest raw materials: somerset manufactures many solid flooring options from the finest natural hardwood resource in north america — appalachian hardwood. with corporate headquarters in somerset, kentucky and manufacturing facilities in central kentucky, the heart of the appalachian timberlands, our company is strategically positioned to give you the finest quality. ...
Oshkosh Floors
...oshkosh designs creates customized, innovative designs for your floor inlay and other decorative projects. in 1992, company founders tom peotter and lee bettes started their business in bettes’ basement in oshkosh, wi. tom and lee never anticipated the surprises and success they would find as their business grew. the team, known as historic floors of oshkosh, started out specializing in ...
Capture Cleaner
...capture carpet & rug dry cleaner is composed of thousands of tiny particles that look and act like super sponges to absorb dirt, spills, and even allergens. it is safe on all types of fibers and fabrics, and it's approved for use on all stain resistant carpets. it is even safe for use on wool rugs. you get professional carpet cleaning results without the high costs. ...
Ardex
...tant tradition: uncompromising quality. this is something we guarantee by applying the latest rigidly enforced quality assurance procedures. it’s no coincidence that ardex is regarded as the premium partner in the buildings chemicals sector...
Zickgraf Hardwood Flooring
... franklin collection walnut, ash, hickory, maple, american cherry. for over half-a-century, zickgraf has transformed these beautiful hardwoods into some of the world's finest flooring. combining the artisan's eye for precision craftsmanship with the latest innovations in finishing and manufacturing, zickgraf is able to produce flooring that is both alluring and enduring. the franklin collectio...
Graber® Window Treatments
...r custom quality and timeless appeal. the full line of graber window fashions features everything you need to create classic looks, including the decorative hardware that frames your window with artistic style. in addition, you'll discover many innovative features built right into your blinds and shades that make the function of your blinds as attractive as the fashion. ...
Ceratec Ceramic Tiles
...on valley company that provides ceramic material solution mainly for semiconductor, electronics and precise machinery industries. our core business is to provide fine ceramic products used in the heart of semiconductor manufacturing equipment. we manufacture ceramic parts, wafer chucks and spray coated products, and provide refurbishment services for the said products. especially as a global cer...
Leggett & Platt Cushion
...j.p. leggett and c.b. platt were both residents of carthage, a county seat in southwest missouri, when they formed their business partnership in 1883. j.p. leggett was an inventor and had several patents to his credit. when he developed the idea for a spiral steel coil bedspring, he went to his future brother-in-law, c.b. platt, for his manufacturing capability and expertise. togeth...
Crain Cutter Tools
...ooring tools, wood floor tools, undercut saws, toe-kick saws, and scrapers and stripper machines for tear out of old floor covering. our web site includes the crain tools catalog, and information on parts for crain tools...
Futura Flooring Transitions
...th team and individual talents. the history of futura industries futura industries fits the definition of "evolution" quite precisely. the story began in the early 1930's, during the early part of the great depression, when earning almost any kind of a living became an accomplishment. the first knowledge of the business began, not with aluminum extrusions at all, but with a produc...
American Safety Razor
...s beyond shaving razors and blades to encompass bladed hand tools and blades, specialty industrial baldes, and medical blades. committed to increasing the company's value for its consumers, trade partners, employees, and shareholders, american safety razor seeks to complement and expand its core business through a focused strategy of new product offerings, new distribution channels, increased...
Gundlach Tools
...on tools.   beno's eldest son, john b. "jack" gundlach joined the company shortly after august 1946, having served in the u.s. army combat engineers in europe during the last part of world war ii. jack worked part time for the company while completing his college education at st. louis university. after graduation, jack began working full time for the company. he decide...
Lauzon Hardwood Flooring
...ore than hardwood flooring.  the year 2000 will mark lauzon's 15th year of manufacturing and export experience worldwide and i promise a very exciting future to our customers, employees, business partners and communities where we do business. lauzon's reputation has been built on excellence, reliability and new product solutions to maintain its competitive edge in the marketplace.  now an in...
Crossley Axminster
...ith excellent customer service, providing a premier experience for our clients. crossley s.a., a respected south african weaver of axminster and wilton products since 1947, is our manufacturing partner and prime supplier. since the beginning of our relationship, crossley s.a. has continued a very ambitious expansion program, constantly adding new weaving capacity to keep pace with our rap...
Jamo® Tile Grouts
...duct is manufactured using a strict, proprietary, computer-assisted quality control system. additionally, every product undergoes rigorous testing (test data is available) by an unbiased third-party agency to ensure it meets our stringent requirements for compressive, flexural, tensile and bond strengths. that’s why professionals look to jamo for consistent, top-quality product performan...
Robert Allen Fabrics
... a continuous flow of new products, supported by an unflagging commitment to shipping orders in 24-hours. at robert allen, we consider ourselves the ultimate resource for people committed to the art of interior design. our thoughtfully chosen, carefully coordinated palettes — an evolving vocabulary of color, texture and pattern — make sense of the ever-changing world, so you can create spac...
Florida Brick
...ba. when they left cuba in 1960, they had hopes that castro would not stay in power very long. they would be able to return and reclaim their business and property, which included a state-of-the-art clay sewer pipe plant, and brick plant. after a couple of years working in a brick and pipe plant in georgia, it became clear to them that their stay in the united states might be more than temp...
Seneca Tiles
...ch farm land. this heritage was the inspiration to turn the historic kilns and traditional techniques to the task of creating seneca handmold and quarry paver tiles. the kilns are often used to impart the timeless look to these remarkable tiles. at the left, craftsmen beat clay into wooden molds. these methods were abandoned by other tile makers in exchange for mass production techniques...
Capitol USA Adhesives
...capitol® brand adhesives and sundries have been a mainstay for the professional floor covering installer since its inception in 1986. as part of the qep co., inc. family, capitol is a part of one of the leading manufacturers of adhesives for the flooring industry. with the saf•t series, fast series and woody series leading the line-up, the capitol brand offers a wide range of adhesives...
Southern Grouts & Mortars
...rs has four manufacturing facilities throughout the united states to service both domestic and international markets; dallas, texas; corona, california; plant city, florida, and the corporate headquarters in pompano beach, florida. each sgm plant utilizes the industry's most developed, stat-of-the-art manufacturing techniques, computerized quality control methods, automated production and ext...
Powr-Flite Floor Machines
...powr-flite has been a leader in the commercial cleaning business for over 30 years. started in 1967 as a vacuum cleaner parts distributor, the organizations rapid growth and aggressive nature became its trademark. in 1986 we developed and introduced the first powr-flite branded line of floor machines and burnishers. the company quickly evolved into a full manufacturing facility with over 20 p...
Taylor Lumber Flooring
...est family owned, single site producers of hardwoods in the midwest. we have the capabilities of processing and shipping 100,000 feet of kiln dried lumber per day in our newly designed shipping department. we also produce 25,000 square feet of hardwood plank flooring in our flooring plant, "taylor brand flooring." the taylor name has been known around the world for years for producing the h...
Delmhorst Instruments
...sture content and electrical resistance of the product being tested. this technology provides consistent, accurate readings to provide you with useful information about the moisture level of your particular product. why our customers keep coming back? product assortment: delmhorst is the only manufacturer of moisture meters that effectively serves so many markets. we also offer the widest ...
C-Cure Tile & Stone Products
...c-cure leads the way with innovative products that solve even the most difficult challenges in the installation. this extensive line offers superior solutions for state-of-the-art applications using all types of tile and stone. you’ll find everything you need for your next project in c-cure's line of surface preparation, setting, grouting and cleaning products.   c-cure products a...
WM Coffman Stair Company
...one of america's oldest millwork companies, coffman has been making quality stair parts since 1874. today our three manufacturing locations, located in the heart of hardwood sources, total over 350,000 square feet under roof. we are vertically integrated from rough sawn, green lumber through finish sanded and packed products.  with over 120 years experience and the latest in manufacturing tec...
Charleston Heart Pine Flooring
...leared. in this way, we are able to take trees destined for destruction and preserve their beautiful wood for generations to come. we also continue to recover trees lost to hurricane hugo. our heart pine is more affordable than wood salvaged from old buildings—and that makes it a smart investment. it’s a rare wood of rare beauty. and it adds value to any home. to scientists, the long lea...
Firebird Industries
...rements for those special jobs. plus, we offer an outstanding line of american woods, including ash, american cherry, black walnut, maple and red and white oak. we take the additional step of quartercutting (quartersawing) all of our material. this enhances the beauty, stability and durability of all of these fine materials. ...
NobleHouse Floors
...floorco international and its partners have invested in six world class manufacturing facilities throughout asia. these facilities are strategically located in areas close to the supply of raw materials and low cost labor to enhance our competitive advantage. floorco manufactures its own flooring products and markets them under the noblehousetm brand. our senior management has been involved in man...
Karastan Carpet
...orn-based polymers.  this polymer is called dupont™ sorona® renewably sourced polymer and it is as good for the environment as it is for you.  it is also an important ingredient in karastan's smartstrand® - a remarkabley stain resistant, durable, soft, beautiful, long lasting and earth friendly carpet fiber. these smart attributes are even more brilliant when you consider that 37% of the...
Kemper Cabinetry
... as “hoosier cabinets” because of their indiana origins) were put into production followed quickly by dish cabinets and broom cabinets. after world war ii the single-family home building boom started; portable kitchen cabinets lost their popularity and in january of 1956 kemper bros. was one of the first companies to act on the desire for built-in wood cabinets. in january of 1965, ke...
UltraCraft ® Cabinets
...ultracraft full-access cabinetry is manufactured in liberty, north carolina, in the heart of the u.s. furniture industry. using the finest in manufacturing equipment and technology, together with the skills of the country's top cabinetmakers, ultracraft creates cabinets to meet your needs while exceeding your expectations. ultracraft door styles are offered in wood, thermofoil, high pressure ...
Jim Bishop Cabinets
...er all, flake-core raised panels, flake ends, and flake hanging rails leave alot to be desired. instead, they promote their "free extras." like advertising co-ops. free literature. and impressive cartons with multicolored logos. in other words, they're selling you slick marketing extras. extras that cost you money. and quality. at jim bishop cabinets, we've built our product and our reputati...
Beaulieu Carpet
...or example, some of our success stories focus on how we established the bliss® brand to address the special needs of homeowners. for the small businesses sector we created the hollytex® brand. apartment owners and managers are familiar with our beaulieu® multi-family flooring solutions program, and new homebuilders know of us through our partnership with armstrong® flooring fashionsmart...
Masland Rugs
...ct has been practiced for over 136 years and continues to be practiced today.   masland manufacturing and distribution plant measures over one million square feet. the facility has state of the art technology insuring quality throughout the manufacturing process. the distribution center has capabilities of storing 20,000 rolls of carpet and is also the facility where all rug designs are ...
Porcelanosa® Tile
...h more than a tile company. increased consumer preference for ceramic tiles, corresponding shifts in architectural and design trends, and the economic buoyancy of the last decade are at the heart of the growth in our industry. in this context, porcelanosa has spared no efforts to satisfy customer demand; consumers, distributors, builders, developers, architects, contractors and designe...
Fabrica Carpet
...o blend both style and performance into the carpets we produce. this fusion of beauty and durability is what distinguishes a fabrica product from all the rest. the finest materials, state-of-the-art technology, and highly skilled craftsmen combine to create the carpet and area rugs that define our company's mission statement… "quality without compromise." it is our pleasure to introduce ...
Kraus Contract Carpet
...kraus carpet mills has experienced a history of growth since michael kraus founded the company in 1959. the company started with fifteen employees, some of whom are still with the company today. total daily capacity has surpassed 100,000 square yards. kraus is consistently ranked in the top ten commercial carpet mills of north america...
Fabrica Rugs
...fabrica carpets and rugs are recognized for their singular beauty and exceptional quality. using superior materials, state of the art technology, and highly skilled craftsmen, fabrica creates carpet and area rugs that offer quality without compromise. fabrica’s reputation for quality and style comes in part from the unmatched creativity of fabrica designers, whose sense of craftsmanshi...
Sunshine Pavers
... creates exceptional resistance to slipping. • “brick look” extruded in 1/2” thickness. • eleven color choices in 4 x 8 x 1/2“ size. • antique, teakwood, flashed, industrial, “thru-body”; all are part of the sunshine pavers line. • above average breaking and compressive strength, abrasion resistance and resistance to freeze-thaw cycles...
Kirsch® Window Treatments
...s, including rubbermaid®, sharpie®, graco®, calphalon®, irwin®, lenox®, levolor®, paper mate®, dymo®, waterman®, parker®, goody®, rubbermaid commercial products® and aprica®. kirsch is headquartered in atlanta, ga. newell rubbermaid is also headquartered in atlanta, ga and employs over 20,000 employees worldwide. ...
Comfortex Window Fashions
...comfortex window fashions is a manufacturer of custom window treatments headquartered in maplewood, new york which is just outside albany. comfortex is proud to offer a complete line of cellular and pleated shades, wood and aluminum blinds and window shadings are distributed in every state in the united states sold throughout 25 countries on five continents worldwide. comfortex is comm...
Lane® Furniture
...for nearly a century, millions of happy consumers have been coming home to quality home furnishings manufactured in our state-of-the-art factories. we've spent many years testing, re-testing, producing and using our products . we never rest on our past achievements because we recognize that we must remain on the leading edge of technology and quality in order to satisfy our customers. we ...
Eagle Furniture
...mpass a variety of styles, including traditional, contemporary, country and transitional and are constructed using solid oak doors, fronts and molding accent trim with furniture grade plywood or particle board (customer’s choice) oak veneer panels. all products are offered in six finishes, light oak, medium oak, dark oak, walnut stain, cherry stain and unfinished. we emphasize substance ...
Serta® Mattress
...iseries™ collections, featuring a combination of serta’s exclusive gel memory foam and an advanced innerspring system. as the leading provider of mattresses to the hospitality industry, serta partners with hotel groups such as hilton hotels, marriott, intercontinental hotels group, bellagio hotel, wyndham hotels, omni hotels, choice hotels, accor hotels and many more. serta has 23 u.s....
Beechbrook® Furniture
...krivaja beechbrook corporation is fully owned subsidiery of i.p. krivaja, a company headquartered in zavidovici, bosnia and herzegovina. i.p. krivaja was established with the idea of capitalizing on the rich timberlands of the bosnia and krivaja river basin. the company began its operation in 1884 when it built a sawmill and started production of lumber using one frame sawing machine. alth...
Marshfield Furniture
...marshfield furniture is a 57 year old, family-owned upholstery manufacturer headquartered in marshfield, wisconsin.  our location is important because it impacts who we are and how we do business.  honesty, integrity, reliability, hard work and pride are vital elements of life in the midwest.  you will find these values alive and well in our company, our people, our products and our poli...
Heritage Lace®
...heritage lace features traditional and thematic patterns for your home. the beauty and style of each design result from three factors which are part of the process of creating lace: made with the highest quality standards. single-jacquard lace has unique depth and texture, with crisp pattern detail and excellent clarity. double-jacquard lace, knitted with more yarn, offers even greater ...
York® Wallcoverings
...ound worldwide in more than 40 countries. some of the company's original 100-year-old surface presses continue to produce beautiful, distinctive document designs alongside the newest state-of-the-art printing presses...
General Paint
...novation and industry leadership. if it's new in paint, it's here at general paint. every day we work to bring you the best quality paint that's available. to do this, our master mixologists start with the superior ingredients, combined to their exacting proportions. along with other ingredients, like specially formulated acrylic polymers, we use substantially more solid pigment and ...
Kathy Ireland™ Rugs
... resiliency to withstand active use and keep its good looks. it also resists stains, dirt and sun fading. these rugs are great because they're designed to enhance many styles of living, and in particular, the furnishings that our team has developed with standard furniture. our rugs serve the needs of today's families because in addition to being versatile, sophisticated and durable, they...
ODOR-EATERS™
...odor-eaters™ carpet cushion system the 2-part system that continuously and permanently removes odors and stains from carpet and cushion. enjoy all of the comfort, all of the performance and now, all of the protection! eliminates odors: powerful enzymatic technology eliminates odors caused by spills and pet accidents that penetrate carpet. removes stains: enzymatic cleaning...
Valspar Architectual Coatings
...with more than 6,500 employees in over 80 locations around the world, valspar is in a truly unique position to supply customers with the coating solutions they need. headquartered in minneapolis, mn, we're the sixth largest paint and coatings company in the world. our broad portfolio includes decorative and protective coatings for wood, metal and plastic in the industrial markets, inte...
Plasti-Kote®
...ends. we are ready and eager to provide our customers, and prospective customers, with the highest quality, most innovative products and service in the world. plasti-kote and valspar are perfect partners… and a perfect partner for you...
Wooster Brushes
...y was built. the structure was 70-feet wide and 200-feet long, providing three times as much floor space as before. the madison avenue site in wooster, ohio is still the location of company headquarters today. since adam's time, the company has elected only eight presidents in its history. allan rodd became president and treasurer on may 1, 1998. he has 38 years of service with wooster ...
Martin-Senour® Paints
... six years later, they began manufacturing paint in a mill they installed behind the store and changed the company name to the senour manufacturing company. during that same year, they hired a part time salesman and errand boy named zelotes e. martin, who soon helped the company increase their gross earnings dramatically and eventually became president and principle owner. the company na...
Krylon® Paint
...t have, including high-temperature and rust prevention needs. and the possibilities are endless because you can choose from an extensive palette of eye-catching colors. krylon product group is part of the sherwin-williams company, the largest paint and coatings manufacturer in the united states. both krylon products group and sherwin-williams have a rich history of producing beautiful, e...
Porter® Paints
... valued asset at porter® paints which is why, since 1921; we have endeavored to provide our customers a quality experience in both product and service by consistently delivering on promises. part of the ppg family of products, porter® benefits from the purchasing power of an $11 billion global coatings leader. porter® and ppg clearly understand the need for a wide range of products and...
Monarch® Paints
...lent touch-up demanded by the professional and valued by the novice. all monarch paint company products are manufactured in houston and formulated for the rugged southwest climate. a technical department monitors new product developments in order to maintain quality and competitive pricing. a quality control department insures that the company's established high standards are maintained....
Glidden Paint
...headquartered in cleveland, ici paints in north america produces decorative coatings brands such as glidden, dulux, devoe, fuller-o'brien, sinclair, c-i-l paint, color your world and liquid nails caulks and adhesives. products are sold through more than 660 company stores, national/retail outlets including the home depot and independent dealers in the united states, canada and puerto rico....
The Woolie™
...yourself. your success with the woolie is so important to me, that i've included my detailed video free when you purchase this kit. i have also simplified your color selection process with the chart on the back of this box. since the introduction of the woolie, i have gone on to create additional tools and kits to make decorating with paint fun and easy! now, have fun creating beautiful l...
Aquadis® Faucets
...g, durable and guaranteed for life, the many models of faucets and accessories offer you a wide variety of choice. our faucets are made with the highest quality of materials. the same ceramic cartridge is used throughout our range of products, ensuring easy maintenance. moreover, all of the components are tested, approved and carefully checked, this regard for excellence shows our stron...
Banner® Brass Faucets
...metal housing. our banner faucets have been triple plated for long lasting beauty and are now offered with pvd lifetime brass finish on most models. our 2 and 3 handle models are constructed with a quarter turn washerless cartridge and single handle models have a stainless steel ball assembly. all carry a lifetime limited warranty...
Capella™ Hardwood Floors
...capella flooring has become a part of armstrong's line of high-quality hardwood floors. in an effort to expand our production to meet increased demand, armstrong and capella have joined together to make sure customers are able to find an abundant range top quality floors. find all of the best capella products under the trusted armstrong brand in one place ...
Mullican Hardwood Flooring
...ffers more specialty grades, species or selection. mullican flooring is the world leader in high quality specialty hardwood flooring. mullican offers a complete line that includes clear, clear quartered and select quartered oaks, herringbone slats and specialty species like ash, cherry, walnut, hickory and hard maple. plank is available in 3", 4", 5", 6" and 7" widths in a wide variety ...
Omega Cabinetry
...abinetry has grown from meager beginnings in a small barn in the rural community of washburn, iowa to one of the leading manufacturers of all-wood cabinetry. located in waterloo, iowa, in the heart of the midwest, omega cabinetry boasts over 400,000 square feet of state-of-the-art production space (and growing) and more than 1,000 hard-working employees. omega cabinetry was purchased in...
Rust-Oleum®
...stopping rust is just the start™ there's a high-seas adventure story behind the creation of rust-oleum® coatings. a scottish-born sea captain, robert fergusson, noticed that when raw fish oil spilled on rusty metal decks, corrosion stopped spreading. this observation inspired the captain to create the world's first rust-preventive paint. but it wasn't easy. after settling in new orlean...
Brickform Chemical Stain
...ive and perform better on the job. we invite you to explore the complete line of brickform products and to contact our technical representatives for more information and our inside sales department to get samples or to place an order...
Superdeck® Brand Products
...ppearances found in many stone surfaces.  easily create a personalized look for your home while providing a decorative and protective finish that is resistant to chemicals and hot tire pick-up. start with one of mason's select 8 factory designed colors as a base color, then intermix any of the other colors to create your own custom shade....
Warner Wallcoverings
...y accent™ peel & stick appliqués will provide years of endless decorating fun and are easy to change or rearrange. ideal for playrooms, bedrooms and dens. peel and stick flowers, butterflies, hearts, cars, trucks, and more! decorate your walls with color, style and touchable texture, using wallpaper from warner wallcoverings. interior decorating has never been easier. find warner wal...
Masland Contract Carpet
...al. our clear insight into the designer’s perspective is one reason masland contract is a highly respected leader in the industry—our reputation for innovation is another reason leading design firms partner with masland. guided by a design sense that has been refined by more than a century of experience, we not only recognize new trends as they emerge, we originate trends which others follow. our...
Andersen® Windows
...andersen windows, inc. is a part of andersen corporation; the largest window and door manufacturer in north america. the flagship andersen® brand is the most recognized and most used brand in the window and patio door industry. in addition to the andersen brand, andersen corporation includes renewal by andersen window replacement, silver line, and american craftsman brand windows and doo...
Delta Faucets
...head. turn your delta® faucet on and off continuously for the next decade. you won't come close to matching the stringent durability tests conducted daily in the delta faucet quality assurance department. go on. scrub your delta brilliance® finish with steel wool for a lifetime. you won't diminish its shine. that's delta quality. inside and out. you can rely on it. moving parts there's j...
Joy Commercial Carpets
...ted with pride in the usa, joy tuff™ rugs is a superior line of carpet manufactured to perform in demanding commercial environments.  premium quality nylon construction combined with state of the art printing ensures superb durability, resilience, and beauty. lifetime limited wear warranty - surface pile abrasive wear not to exceed 10% lifetime patented anti-microbial p...
Cambria® Quartz Surfaces
...y-owned, american company in the natural stone business. it’s a rare combination in today’s increasingly globalized marketplace. for our customers, it results in quality that can be felt from start to finish, in products and our customers' experience. ...
Simpson® Doors
... simpson door company is one of the oldest continuously operating door plants in the nation. simpson manufactures some of the world's most beautiful wood doors. the company is located in the heart of the pacific northwest and produces a wide variety of door designs compatible with nearly every architectural style and price category. much of the fine reputation simpson enjoys today st...
Simmons® Mattress
...simmons® beautyrest® simmons beautyrest® can help you and your partner wake up less, sleep more soundly, and feel more rested the next day. not only is the beautyrest a beautifully made bed, with soft, plush covers and comforting foam, it is also engineered to ensure the best night's rest by addressing one of the main causes of interrupted sleep—partner movement throughout the night...
Zodiaq® Quartz Surfaces
...dupont introduces a new category of surfacing called quartz surfaces. zodiaq® quartz surfaces is manufactured by dupont and backed by a 10-year installed warranty. zodiaq® provides an innovative way to create environments with a distinctive, bold and sophisticated look that expresses individuality. this product offers exciting new possibilities for surface applications in commercial and ...
Last n Last Finishes
...'s commitment to the paint and coatings industry, by moving to new corporate offices and a greatly expanded manufacturing facility in new rochelle, new york. we offer our customers state of the art product development and quality control, as well as 80 years experience in the coatings industry. mission to remain a family owned and managed business, which is dedicated to providing the ...
Bostik Adhesives
...k is a leading global adhesive specialist in industrial manufacturing, construction and consumer markets. for more than a century, we have been developing innovative adhesive solutions that are smarter and more adaptive to the forces that shape our daily lives. ...
Huntwood Custom Cabinets
...for the better part of two decades, huntwood has built a reputation for offering more of what builders and homeowners value most in cabinetry. every cabinet is built to order and built to last a lifetime, we use only the finest materials and time honored craftsmanship. we also offer more flexibility, more choices and more custom features than any other cabinetmaker. as a result, we hav...
TM Natural Stone
...ural stone products in almost any color or style available in tiles (sizes 4x4 up to 18x18), as well as 2cm and 3cm slabs. our wheeling, illinois facility offers an award-winning, state-of-the-art designer showroom staffed with dynamic in-house design professionals who can help you find just the right stone for your project! this facility stocks more than 500 natural stones including ...
Richard's Paint
...thanes and 100% solids epoxies. our paint products are manufactured with only the finest quality raw materials available and are formulated for most types of climates and offer state-of-the-art protection against mildew. richard's paint products will meet, equal, or exceed most federal and state paint specifications pertaining to formulation, quality, and performance, as well as ...
Florim USA Tile
...n. blend italian style with american innovation. the result is the world's finest tile—and one of the world's greatest tile companies. all florim usa products are manufactured at a state-of-the-art plant in clarksville, tennessee—the largest single-site tile manufacturing facility in the united states. our is0-9001 certified plant utilizes advanced technologies, equipment and systems. ...
Ashley Furniture
...ashley furniture industries, inc. is the largest manufacturer of furniture in the world. established in 1945, ashley offers one of the industry’s broadest product assortments to retail partners in 123 countries. from design, through fulfillment, ashley continuously strives to provide you, our customer, with the best values, selection and service in the furniture industry. ...
Bassett® Furniture
...ains today. today’s bassett is a group of over 130 stores located in the united states, puerto rico and canada. bassett stores offer affordable, finely crafted furniture, lamps, rugs, mirrors and artwork for every room of the home. much of bassett’s furniture and accessories can be delivered almost immediately. bassett also offers customization programs for upholstery, dining, home stor...
Canadel Furniture
...founded in 1982 in louiseville, in québec's heartland near montreal, canadel is a family-owned company specializing in the design, assembly, finishing, and marketing of dining room and kitchen furniture. families are all about values, and canadel is no exception. the deveault family built canadel in a spirit of innovation and performance, and even now this spirit guides the 1350 highly ...
Stylus Furniture
...lus searches a myriad of international sources -- from sophisticated upholstered sofas and seating to fun but functional tables and chairs. we offer chic, european styling in bedroom suites, and artistic accessories that can accent or compliment any decor. our lighting shines with whimsical looks that don't shy away from the unexpected. services that are as innovative as our selection...
OMNIA Furniture
...il, comfort and style for the discriminating leather buyer. leather is the fastest growing upholstery material used in the united states today. its strength, supple feel and wearability set it apart from ordinary fabric coverings. because leather has an average lifespan four times that of fabric coverings, its no wonder americans are increasingly discovering the tremendous value it repr...
CarpetOne Carpet
...carpet one floor & home is the source for all your floor covering needs. our partnership with the largest floor covering cooperative in north america, carpet one floor & home allows us enormous buying power and access to all the major brands, mills and manufacturers. we offer the largest selection of carpet, hardwood, laminate, ceramic tile, vinyl and more - and you'll always find the best prices ...
Aquabrass
...aried materials such has glass, porcelain, steel and wrought iron, aquabrass products create an essential, unique and stylized link between our daily life and water. although aquabrass' headquarters are located in montreal, quebec, canada, we also have sales offices and warehouses in vancouver, toronto and pompano beach in florida. our domestic market is mostly centered in north americ...
Hansgrohe Bath
...water. over seventy percent of the earth's surface is awash in water, and it is a part of our daily lives. most people don't think twice about this essential element, but at hansgrohe, it is our passion. since 1901, the hansgrohe name has been synonymous with excellence in the shower, kitchen and bath. for us, the shower is not just part of a busy day—it's quality time to be savored and...
Harrington® Brass Works
...le, choose harrington for the classic good looks and traditional styles. for over 20 years, harrington® brass works has provided a quality line of brass faucet and accessories that capture the heart and spirit of today's home. in addition to faucets, harrington offers a complete line of coordinating accessories including towel bars, towel rings, tumblers, and the increasingly popular ba...
Mico Designs Faucets
...the art of the kitchen a quiet cup of coffee in the morning. a talk over tea. preparing a favorite recipe. the kitchen is a place where the family - and company - congregates. it's where things take place and conversations start ... and sometimes heat up. mico designs kitchen faucets and mixers are more than a necessity in the kitchen. they are conversation pieces that speak of yo...
Santec Faucet
...incorporating equal measures of art and technology, santec is dedicated to creating innovative bath and kitchen products that meet the highest standards of quality, design and functionality. the philosophy of "fluid imagination™," a way of thinking that encourages creativity and the free-flow of ideas, is at the heart of every santec collection. "fluid imagination™" demands a continu...
flair21
...during a worldwide recession in 1954, hubert wulf and his wife, marianne, established ado gardinenwerke in the small, northern rural town of aschendorf, germany. ado gardinenwerke succeeded in part due to the wulf’s unparalleled vision and innovative ideas; however, the most important factor was ado’s technical superiority and commitment to manufacture using only the finest materials to the highes...
RM COCO Fabrics
...line. this process involves countless hours of trend analyzing, market research and negotiation. each new collection that is released is comprised of the best fabrics or trim, based on an overall artistic, design appeal.   all collections include patterns exclusive  to rm coco. our all-exclusive trim collections are unique to rm coco. with tassels, tie backs, cording and other sty...
Thibaut® Wallpaper
... thibaut consistently delivers uniquely designed collections, supported by excellent service. thibaut has established a niche for traditional designs that embrace classic styles and high quality art. the majority of collections feature thibaut's signature color palette, which is bright and fresh while others focus on different colors to suit varied tastes and shifting market trends. the k...
Whirlpool® Appliances
...whirlpool® brand is committed to making the world a better place by constantly improving our products. our new line of energy-efficient appliances saves more of the earth’s resources then ever before... never compromising our longstanding history of quality, we’re using innovations in technology and manufacturing to create better appliances. whirlpool has been recognized by many industr...
Bufftech Fencing
...chip, fade, crack or rot. it never needs painting, allowing you to enjoy its classical appearance year after year. bufftech's wide selection allows you to choose a fence to meet your needs. see the chart below to select the picket width, type and spacing you prefer, in addition to straight or concave...
Maytag Appliances
...nd the maytag® wide-by-side(tm) refrigerator. maytag also is at the forefront of the appliance industry in seeking stronger energy and water standards, and has worked closely with the u.s. department of energy (doe) in creating new energy star criteria for appliances....
Amana Appliances
...eally. amana offers you everything you need in a stylish appliance without all the things you never use. it’s the practical value you deserve. and it makes as much sense today as it did when we started in 1934. ...
PG Model® Hardwood Flooring
...ing hardwood flooring strips since 1979. when it comes to quality we are very demanding, as we know that you are as well, and your satisfaction is extremely important to us. using state-of-the-art equipment and cutting-edge technology, our mills produce only the highest quality hardwood flooring. p.g. hardwood easily meets the grading standards of both the u.s. and canadian flooring ind...
Del Conca Ceramic Tile
...plies the most recent techniques which experimentation and research has brought to light. but this isn't enough. success in the global market also means retaining the trust and support of commercial partners, creating the right critical mass and working with highly skilled and motivated professionals making up a balanced team dedicated to achieving the company mission...
Benissimo™ Systems
... is provided to each color to ensure precision and even variation. benissimo systems deals directly with the quarries and manufactures thousands of kitchens at a time. kitchens, fireplaces, hearths, staircases, walk-in showers, or tabletops are shipped usually within two business days of your order, from our distribution centers all over north america. orders can be placed with your ...
Parador Laminate Flooring
...s as well. the synthesis of a full range provider of wood and derived timber products and a solid backed up marketing takes place in a plant area of around 180,000 m². 625 employees play their part in the market success of the products. the ideas for marketing and advertising the quality products are developed in a marketing centre covering 3,500 m². with a complete service in the pro...
Bois BSL Hardwood
...floors of distinction floors may be chosen from yellow birch, cherry, maple or oak and each floor will stand apart by the richness of its hue and impeccable quality. the wood used to create these distinctive floors is cured in accordance with the highest industry standards. after thorough inspection, it is transformed using our exclusive process combining cutting edge technology and hi...
Dr. Livingstone, I Presume
..., we grew to create a full line of our own original designs in furniture, accessories & gifts, hand crafted in countries around the world. dlip scours the world markets for inspiration and fine artisans to bring over 1000 unique pieces of furniture, accessories, gift items and seasonal decorations to our customers. • company philosophy: beauty, originality & quality are our hallmarks. ...
Paragon
...l. in 1970, a young couple named wendell and bonnie glassco saw an opportunity in something very simple: making inexpensively priced homes beautiful. today the company is among the largest framed art manufacturers in the country, with corporate showrooms in high point and las vegas and a sales rep network that extends from coast to coast. wendell and bonnie glassco’s carousel decors beg...
Kravet Fabrics
...tries. it offers a diverse range of woven products and heat transfer prints that satisfy the requirements of industry standards and are performance driven. our sales force and customer service departments specialize in meeting the needs and challenges of this competitive market. ...
Fabricut Fabrics
...ut has grown to become one of the world's largest, most progressive distributors of decorative fabrics. keeping with the changing times and looking to the future of fabricut the employees became part owners in august 1998 of this growing business, while the majority ownership continues in the founding families of the company. the fabricut product line consists of more than 20,000 fabri...
Coaster® Furniture
...y located warehouses. each year, coaster company of america publishes a color catalogue along with additional supplements for its broad dealer network and its end users. in addition, the company participates in the regional trade shows and maintains its own permanent showrooms in high point, north carolina and san francisco, california. all of these marketing efforts are geared to promot...
Temple Furniture
...sophy of quality products at a fair price. todays products offer outstanding value in traditional, 8 way hand tied, medium priced upholstered fabric and leather furniture. temple, inc. is headquartered and operates three factories in maiden, north carolina...
Riverside® Furniture
... customers who want fully assembled, beautifully designed furnishings that are more economically priced. dovetailed joinery.it¹s the cabinetmaker¹s choice for making drawer joints that won¹t pull apart over the years. riverside® craftsmen dovetail joints both in the front and the back of the drawer. we spend a little more time here so that drawers will hold ³stuff² for years to come. drawer gu...
Norwalk Furniture
...what's the inside story with norwalk furniture? simply put, we utilize the latest technologies in frame parts and construction methods that allow us to maintain our lifetime warranty and meet ufac (upholstered furniture action council) construction criteria. at the present time norwalk uses hardwoods, hardwood laminates, and high-tech manufactured board products for quality frame constr...
HomeCrest Cabinetry
...ing a new home or remodeling an existing home, you want your cabinetry to fit perfectly. if you have special needs - a cabinet just a bit wider or just a bit deeper - homecrest's custom choice department will help. using standard doors and drawer fronts, homecrest can help you create that perfect fit - all within standard delivery time. your custom cabinet arrives with your standard cabi...
Valley Cabinets
... our family of fine craftsman transforms simple wood into masterpieces of form and design. valley cabinet, inc. is located in northeast wisconsin where quality is a way of life. our state of the art manufacturing facility allows us to specialize in design and building of the highest quality prefinished cabinets with attention to detail in mind. our professional staff will provide you with...
Old Masters Stains
...rris paint company in omaha, nebraska. as his sales territory expanded, he relocated to nevada, iowa while working for morris paint. at that time ketcher, with the support of his wife dorothy, started experimenting at home with various formulas to be used in wood graining and "antiquing". by 1953, after much trial and error (sometimes with disasterous results in dorothy's cooking pans),...
Modern Masters® Paint
...d in-depth technical assistance. these customers included wall decor manufacturers, lighting manufacturers and motion picture studios. through the years their customer base expanded to include art and craft material retailers throughout the usa. after 35 years new markets and new direction were needed. a new corporation, cpc modern masters inc. was formed in 1996 to better reflect the...
PARA Paints®
...all bases are available in each product line. some colours are better used for interior applications only. para colour formulations: most of para's paint colours and products are available in quart (946ml), gallon (3.78l) and pail (5 gallons/18.9l) container sizes. for better colour matching between latex and alkyd products, we’ve provided formulas for both of these types of paints. ...
Radici Rugs
...hts to cover the wide spectrum of popular retail price points. the radici usa rug collections are produced in a variety of colors and designs, from oriental to transitional to contemporary to participate in all growth segments of the floor covering industry. 100% wool woven carpet the radici usa carpet is woven on wilton looms from solid velvets to cut loop and loop fabrics. although...
Devine Color Paints
...devine color creamy wall coatings is more than just paint. it’s paint, illuminated. created by artist gretchen schauffler to free color from the limits of mass-produced paint, devine color is made differently. our exclusive, color-illuminating formula is infused with premium-quality pigments that embrace light and let true, rich, radiant color shine through. devine color is luxuriously c...
Sistone Natural Stone
...ies a vast range of stone types, colors and textures, including granite, marble, travertine, limestone and now, synthetically engineered stone. the sistone fabrication facility is state-of-the-art using unique equipment, specially designed and produced for sistone inc. a computerized bridge saw, with laser guided diamond cutting blades makes the first incision, then the profile cutter...
Happy Floors Tile
...at helps set guidelines for building green. the usgbc has established leed (leadership in energy and environmental design) as a reference guide. "leed certification provides independent, third-party verification that a building project meets the highest green building and performance measures. all certified projects receive a leed plaque, which is the nationally recognized symbol de...
Vista® Window Film
...ss doors you have, the more you need vista window film. helps reduce sun damage to your interior. vista helps preserve the color brilliance of fabric drapes and upholstery, furniture, works of art, rugs and wood floors. ultra-violet radiation is the major contributor to the fading of your precious interiors. our films block 99.9% of the these harmful rays while maintaining the integrity...
Duron Paints
...founded in 1949, duron maintains its corporate headquarters and primary manufacturing plant in beltsville, maryland. duron paints & wallcoverings is a rapidly expanding, privately owned corporation that manufactures a complete line of coatings formulated for the professional painter. included are specialized products for residential construction, property management, institutional maintenance, lig...
Skandia Window Fashions
...to offer you everything from mini blinds to shutters, skandia window fashions has an exceptionally dynamic team of dedicated employees in our production, marketing, sales, and customer service departments that are ready to serve you....
Alta Window Fashions
...kathy ireland worldwide is pleased to share that it has entered into a partnership with alta, a well-established and extraordinary leader in the window coverings industry. this announcement comes after a lengthy series of design, product development and strategic planning sessions between lifestyle designer kathy ireland and the executive team at alta. the exclusive window fashions progr...
Uttermost Accessories
...ers an entire city block, and a sales force of 120 representatives throughout north and south america, europe, asia, etc. in may ’06, uttermost will be fully operational out of its state-of-the-art west coast distribution center. this west coast facility has been added to increase distribution capacity, provide faster shipping to west coast retailers, and reduce freight costs to these ...
Klaussner Furniture
...rniture). klaussner furniture represents the company’s pervasive commitment to quality, adding to it a heightened attention to style and design. through the klaussner furniture line, our retail partners (and their customers) enjoy the flexibility of a virtually unlimited selection of custom order fabrics and leathers...
Phantom™ Screens
...om, or bath. they're a perfect blend of form and function. your home's entrance is one of its most distinctive features, so you want a screen that will match its elegance. phantom screens mount smartly to the frame of any in-swing or out-swing door in your home. from afar, you can barely see this perfect screen solution. outside, the garden is a magnificent panoply of color, filling the ...
Orian Rugs
...orian has been producing beautiful, affordable rugs from its anderson, south carolina facility since 1979. the state-of-the-art manufacturing plant currently has more than 500,000 square feet dedicated to products and services including yarn extrusion, waving, finishing, packaging, warehousing, and distribution. orian value begins with materials and continues th,roughout the entire manufa...
Kentwood Hardwood Floors
...selection of authentic, fine quality hardwood flooring that's right in step with contemporary design trends and decorating tastes and in tune with standard installation techniques. state-of-the-art manufacturing and finishing every style of kentwood flooring is custom-manufactured and factory-finished to our own exacting quality standards, and subjected to rigorous quality control proc...
EuroSteam™
...rrant county suburb just south of ft. worth. eurosteam is a supplier of reliable vapor steam cleaning systems, including the eurosteam 2100, vapor 8 industrial, home care sanitizer, along with parts and accessories, to businesses and governmental agencies throughout the united states, canada, puerto rico, and mexico...
Listone Giordano Wood Flooring
...listone giordano, a hardwood flooring collection based on an ideological balance between state of the art technology and respect for naturalness, has recently been complimented with the introduction of two new surface finishes. michelangelo features a new range of finishing treatments based on eco-friendly vegetableoils to enhance the natural aspect of wood and allow the customisation of large di...
Mohawk Floorscapes®
... comfortable shopping environment by salespeople trained by mohawk's premier training academy, mohawk university™. in addition, these retailers can take advantage of mohawk technical training, partnership programs with other flooring manufacturers and special warranties. mohawk industries established developed the floorscapes® concept to help floor covering retailers create an easy-to-...
TimberMill® Hardwood Flooring
...our passion is wood. for years, we have been making beautiful hardwood flooring and bringing warmth, comfort and enduring elegance into homes. timbermill® brings back hand-tooled artisan-crafted wide plank floors that celebrate the unique beauties of natural wood and times past. we strive for a synthesis of craftsmanship, time-honored designs and proven state-of-the-art technologies to bring you t...
Oceanside Glasstile®
...rovide a subtle beauty that creates a stunning juxtaposition of surface and depth when combined with other oceanside glasstile products. terrain is a naturalistic collection of liners and decos in art deco-influenced designs. these striking accents feature stylized water, foliage, and geological patterns. but oceanside glasstiles aren't just beautiful - they're ecologically sound. man...
Original Style Tile
... original style are proud to continue this tradition and take pride in producing the finest quality english floor and wall tiles. made by generations of devon craftsmen, these tiles represent the art of english tile making at its very best. hand decorated, and using up to 20 colours in a single tile (most other tiles use 4 or 5 colours), they are richly coloured, deeply translucent, and ...
Brunswick Billiards
...ovative style built into every table. a timeless tribute to excellence in design and workmanship, every model is backed by a lifetime warranty and has the best resale value in the industry. part of the legend experience our rich history for yourself. by investing in a brunswick table, you not only own the best playing pool table in the world, you own part of the brunswick heritage…ne...
Arpa Ceramiche Tile
... white body wall tile and porcelain tile through a specific manufacturing and a consolidated technological know-how, make arpa company able to interpret contemporary trends in interior design, build partnerships and deliver products technologically advanced and appreciated by international customers. ...
Preverco Hardwood Floors
...elp you realize your dreams. everyday, customers like you put their trust in our products. preverco goes beyond quality. sigma: the sum of all our advanced technologies! with these state-of-the-art technologies, preverco controls every step of the manufacturing process from wood selection to finishing. they all add up to create the highest quality product as well as the hardest and smoot...
Decorative Flooring
...en! our established clients are architects, interior designers, installers, distributors, dealers and homeowners. they provide us with critical information about our products, which we take to heart. we constantly implement their needs into our production systems to improve our product. you can be assured that the highest standards in the industry are utilized by decorative flooring. ...
Dura Seal™
...from the art museum in seattle to the north church in boston...from malls to gyms to homes...fine hardwood floors become works of art with dura seal™ products. durability with aesthetic appeal - that is what dura seal® products have come to signify in the wood flooring business. our product line includes stains with a high solids content, for deep color and exceptional sealing action, ...
Nilfisk-ALTO Cleaners
...lfisk-alto brand is owned by nilfisk-advance a/s, one of the leading professional cleaning equipment companies in the world, with a turnover of euro 780 million and 5.000 employees. our headquarters is in denmark and we have sales companies in all main european countries, north america and asia. our manufacturing facilities are in hungary, china, italy, the usa, singapore, denmark an...
Solida Cork Flooring
... these qualities combined with great aesthetic appeal makes solida cork an ideal choice for light, medium and heavy commercial applications such as libraries, churches, museums, restaurants and art galleries. the natural warmth and charm as well as ease of maintenance along with corks natural anti microbial and hypoallergenic properties makes solida cork a perfect selection for residenti...
Halex Installation Products
...halex corporation is a leading manufacturer of flooring installation products. halex operates from a modern 8 acre site in pomona, california, which houses its corporate headquarters, technical center, and manufacturing and distribution facilities for north & south america, europe and japan. halex's newest facility is located near melbourne, australia and manufactures and distributes hal...
GreenWood Bamboo™ Floors
...ions that may requires this. unlike hardwood floors that come from slow growing trees, bamboo flooring is produced from an extremely fast growing grass. bamboo is the fastest growing plant on earth. in fact, bamboo grows one third faster than the fastest growing tree. some bamboo species can grow 24 inches per day and, within 90 days, reach 60 to 90 feet in height. when harvested, the b...
NuImage Awnings
...joy our awnings in our homes and we are always thinking up ways to raise the bar. that is the product of being family-owned, with three generations in the business. crafted in our state-of-the-art, 163,000 square foot facility, our awnings and canopies are built from the finest materials and are designed for easy installation. you’ll know you’re ordering from the largest awning factory ...
Kapro® Tools
...ave built a reputation as the industry's foremost innovator, and we are renowned for our quality products, outstanding service, added value, and cutting-edge designs. kapro industries is headquartered in kadarim, israel. the company’s u.s. subsidiary, kapro tools inc., is located in lake mills, wisconsin. kapro owns and operates state-of-the-art facilities in israel, the united states, ...
Fortifiber
...the successful long-term performance of building assemblies. our approach to moisture control systems the fortifiber building systems group designs building materials to operate as integral parts in a complete moisture control system. this systems orientation is reflected in the many things we do, including: ongoing work with building scientists to develop new materials that offe...
Barwalt® Tools
... line of products that have revolutionized the way your work is accomplished. our products are carefully designed and precisely crafted out of the finest materials available, using state of the art production techniques. some of our production capabilities that include injection molding and extrusion machines. at barwalt® tool company engineering excellence is our credo. barwalt manuf...
Abbyson Rugs
... basis of the company; to be consumer-centric. in abbyson's world consumers are the sun and the rest of the world revolves around them. it is this principle that has led abbyson to always be a part of the solution...
Feizy® Rugs
...ng worlds while expressing a belief in emerging trends. for generations, our family has delivered high-quality rugs woven by masters of traditional design to the public. today, our respect for artists gifted with old-world skills becomes one with our admiration for stylish and innovative collections. we pledge to continue our legacy of excellence and reverence for this ancient art’...
French Accents Rugs
...rdinary care in craftsmanship that distinguishes the french accents rug from the rest. the fine designs shown in our gallery are results of the collective efforts of our own team of designers, artisans, and weavers that have taken years to create and bring to perfection. today the distinctive designs of the french accents collection are recognized internationally. we invite you to ta...
Safavieh Rugs
...d designer rugs. safavieh combines a home division within its wholesale business, supplied by its own production of case goods and upholstered lines from around the world. the company is headquartered in port washington, new york. its flagship showroom is located at 153 madison avenue and 32nd street in new york city. safavieh's award-winning original collections range from the fines...
Flexsteel Furniture
...flexsteel manufactures seats for every use: residential, commercial, and vehicle. combining smart design with an unchanging emphasis on quality, flexsteel is truly an american success story. this is a company with a proud history and a brilliant future. flexsteel is one of the finest products on the market, more than a century in the making. that's why we stand by it – for life. long-last...
Merillat Kitchen Cabinets
...the merillat headquarters may be in adrian, michigan, but the designers at merillat travel the world in search of the latest trends and design styles. merillat offers the best selection of cabinetry at a variety of price levels to provide consumers custom-quality looks and function without a custom-sized price. merillat offers three distinct lines of cabinetry, including the semi-custom ...
GAF Roofing
...hing $2 billion in sales) by delivering on two simple promises: for property owners & architects: helping to assure your best and safest choice in roofing for our distributor & contractor partners: helping to build your business and avoid hassles our proud tradition of innovation and excellence has made us one of the most respected roofing manufacturers in the world! gaf's qua...
Azulev Ceramic Tile
...ped growing; this ongoing expansion has enabled it to become one of the world’s leading companies in the ceramic tile manufacturing sector. at azulev we have not forgotten about how we got our start as a family-run business. from those early days—when much of the process was manual—to today’s cutting-edge technologies, much has changed. but our heart remains the same ...
Goodfellow Hardwood Flooring
...nge of wood species, grades, colors, sizes and finishes to meet the needs of even the most discerning wood flooring buyer. each floor we deliver reflects the many years of development in state-of-the-art production. goodfellow's millennium finish is the most wear-resistant finish on the market. your satisfaction is our primary goal and we are dedicated to offer you the very best service and qualit...
Chromcraft Furniture
...t’s no wonder many of chromcraft’s innovative, award winning designs have not only established us as a leader, but also set major trends in the industry. of course, design and construction are only part of the equation. we are every bit as meticulous about how our furniture looks, too. so when you see a chromcraft piece you see the designer’s latest fabric and colors. you see variety in look and ...
SenSa Natural Stone
...ke home nature's beauty and compliment your style. sensa by cosentino adds beauty, elegance and luxury to any home. along with soapstone products, sensa by cosentino includes marble, travertine and quartzite and is available in polished and new "sensa touch" finishes. sensa™ granite selection by cosentinosensa™ granite selection by cosentino is an extensive color selection that provides stunning ...
Kathy Ireland™ Martin Furniture
...martin furniture is a furniture manufacturer, creator of products that are outstanding in style, quality and service. we strive to provide the highest levels of customer satisfaction through designs, functionality, materials and the added value that our products explicitly convey when becoming part of their home or office. in our pursuit to maintain and further our reputation as a manufacturer th...
Kathy Ireland™ Pacific Coast Lighting
...closely studied in creating each and every piece. all of our designs have one common goal: to meet the interior design needs of fashion and style conscious consumers throughout the world. for any department or specialty store buyer, interior designer, decorator, contractor or anyone interested in the latest lighting designs, remember you can turn to pacific coast lighting for the most exclusive l...
UA Wood Floors
...at ua floors, we strive for nothing short of excellence. internationally renowned, we pride ourselves on mastering state-of-the-art manufacturing processes and staying on the cutting edge of flooring technology; taking the industry to new heights. we insist on the highest quality.through numerous innovative tests and real life usage situations we are continually improving our quality. ua floors e...
General Finishes
...seed oil and gilsonite colorant penetrates and colors wood unlike pigmented stains. gilsonite is a mined ore, which comes only in a black walnut color. it is different from pigments, which come from earth clays. danish oil's best use is on oak where the walnut colors are carried deep into the grain and produce a look that pigments cannot match. the linseed oil in danish oil dries to a durable fini...
Frigidaire® Appliances
...gidaire® professional series® is perhaps our most beautifully designed collection of home and kitchen appliances ever. crafted in durable brushed stainless steel, each piece promises to add class and artistry to the heart of your home. and of course, all our appliances deliver the superior performance and solid craftsmanship frigidaire is famous for. gallery series®frigidaire® gallery series® ap...
EarthWerks™ Vinyl Flooring
...strength, performance, luxury and style are built into all of the flooring products you will find under the earthwerks™ brand name. we have looked all over the globe to find floor coverings that will provide you with lasting beauty at affordable prices. every earthwerks™ product has been designed to give you the feel of its natural counterpart. if imitation is the sincerest form of flattery, then...
Mannington Adura® Flooring
...ers looks for every customer. classic stone designs like slate and travertine. contemporary styles like polished marble or burnished metallics and totally unique floors like sisal, pebble, and baked earth. and now, we offer a realistic wood plank design in both a 4" width and our new 5" width, found in our distinctive collection. colorthe shades of the adura® line represent perennial favorites as...
Bosch Home Appliances
...the robert bosch corporation in 1886, robert bosch founded the "workshops for precision engineering and electrical engineering" in stuttgart, germany. since then, bosch has grown into a global leader through its dedication to innovation and quality engineering. bosch is one of the companies with the most patent applications worldwide. gas cooktops to create a variety of dishes, you need a cooktop...
Sub-Zero Refrigeration
...line of built-in models, including the 200 series of undercounter models, its award-winning 500 series, the design-flexible 600 series, the integrated 700 series, and, most recently, the state-of-the-art 400 series of wine storage. indicative of the company’s innovative engineering is its dual refrigeration system, which relies on two separate, self-contained cooling systems to keep fresh food fr...
Wolf Appliances
...etite. it's for these people that we design and build wolf cooking instruments. to be honest, we build them for ourselves too. for one thing, we're a company of passionate cooks. for another, we're part of the company that makes sub-zero luxury refrigeration and wine storage equipment. bring those factors together - a passion for cooking and an insistence on supremely well-made equipment - and yo...
Marvel Appliances
...rs. today, with its unparalleled line of luxury undercounter refrigeration products, marvel is an industry leader in style, design and sheer range of choices for the discriminating homeowner. as part of the world-renowned aga foodservice group, marvel’s commitment to its customers is assured by a global leader in luxury living. marvel was founded in 1932, when the company began creating ...
Electrolux ICON™
...x icon™ professional series appliances conspire to make you the culinary master of all you create. their bold look, expert design and exquisite details give you the confidence to display your gourmet artistry. dishwashers advanced dishwashing solutions with unmatched presentation. this is the kitchen that fits your life and the way you live it. this is an electrolux kitchen. gas cooktopscook wi...
Aristokraft® Cabinetry
...about aristokraftat aristokraft, we’ve been creating quality cabinets with an eye on affordability since 1954. our products reflect over 50 years of know-how by featuring state-of-the-art finishes, easy-clean interiors and dependable hardware ­ all with great style in mind. in fact, our dedication to the craft has made us one of the most widely used and trusted brands in the industry today. why a...
Schrock Cabinetry
...schrock cabinetry was founded in 1961 in arthur, illinois as schrock brothers manufacturing, specializing in handcrafted cabinetry. it became part of the masterbrand family of brands in 1998, continuing its proud tradition of creating beautiful, well-crafted cabinetry for today’s homeowners. at masterbrand cabinets, inc. we make more than cabinets; we make dreams come true. our focus is listening...
J. Mish Carpet Collection
...our reputation has been built on high quality and attention to detail. as an american-based manufacturer with mills in cartersville, ga, we reflect a long tradition of craftsmanship. products are developed slowly and carefully, from the beginning stage of dyeing the yarn through the intricate tufting process to the final shearing and backing of the carpet. our medium size allows us to be responsiv...
Ames Tile & Stone
...ames tile & stone began as ames bros. distributors ltd. on alexander street downtown vancouver in 1912. founded by cyril ames and his brother david, ames bros. started as a small agency business. the partnership between the brothers lasted less than two weeks, but the company has lived on for over 90 years and has evolved and emerged as a leader in the tile and stone industry. although the...
Eagle Cleaning Equipment
...eagle power products is part of the interpump group which is one of the largest manufacturers of cleaning equipment in the world. this alliance provides for a broad range of innovative products to meet the needs and demands of the cleaning industry. eagle power products has one of the most complete lines of cleaning equipment on the market today. all of these products provide alternatives and imp...
Cleanfix® Cleaning Systems
...'s product line ranges from vacuum cleaners and carpet extractors to auto-scrubbers and floor machines; even steam/vapor cleaning and restoration equipment as well as micro-fiber mopping systems are part of the company's extensive portfolio....
Centiva Solid Vinyl Tile
...centiva’s history is an exciting story of an entrepreneurial company that started small, got bigger, and joined a larger company to become even better.  we are not satisfied with our progress and probably never will be, knowing that remaining eager for change and incorporating new ideas is essential to be the company we need to be for tomorrow’s customers. we joined tarkett in 2010, a floo...
Tornado® Cleaning Equipment
...ing equipment and after-sale service that meets and exceeds the expectations of our customers. in the industrial cleaning business for over 80 years, tornado® has a strong entrepreneurial history of partnering with in-house cleaners, contractors and facility managers to provide cleaning solutions that deliver innovation, reliability and competitive pricing. developed for cleaning professionals, b...
Kaleen Area Rugs
...kaleen is an international vertical manufacturer of beautiful handmade rugs. with over 3,500 skilled artisans, kaleen is committed to product quality. kaleen offers many stunning products starting with our hand tufted rugs designed with unique beautiful colorations and textures. kaleen creates gorgeous keepsake quality hand-knotted rugs, and hand-loomed treasures that will add elegance and style ...
Caesar Ceramics
...rial and increases its gloss and elegance to offer an even brighter surface than natural marble; the textured finish affords non-slip properties and it is ideal for surfaces, which are often wet, or particular environmental conditions; the honed version gives a soft touch to the whole structured surface; the prepolished finish gives softening of the surface with more elegant effects on the tiles. ...
Mid Continent Cabinetry
...it all started back in 1966, a small cabinetry shop located in southwestern minnesota with a vision, not only, to provide a versatile cabinetry offering but to ensure quality construction, exceptional service and a affordable price. today, with three geographically located manufacturing facilities, multiple service centers and over 1,500 dedicated employees our vision remains unchanged. we continu...
CaesarStone Quartz Surfaces
...caesarstone is the original quartz surface manufacturer. the company is headquartered in southern california with divisions in los angeles, ca; san francisco, ca; san diego, ca; seattle, wa; miami, fl and new york, ny. we also have independent distributors across the country to serve our customers across the country. with two state-of-the-art production sites and four fully automated pr...
Master Tile — Slab Showroom
...ping and decking, and pool finishes on the market. we cater to both the residential and commercial markets with the prompt and personal service that our customers deserve. with seven state-of-the-art showrooms and a carefully selected and maintained inventory, we offer our clients a comprehensive assortment of textures and colors to suit every design style, from classic luxury to modern ...
Barcalounger
...uperior motion upholstery, barcalounger has a storied reputation. in fact, we've been two steps ahead of the competition ever since the first barcaloungers were produced in 1940. right from the start, it's been barcalounger's style, fashion, comfort, and quality that's led the way to success in the motion furniture industry. barcalounger customers have come to expect the best from the l...
Thermador Appliances
...thermador has been at the forefront of cooking technology for more than seven decades, fusing state-of-the-art performance with classic design to satisfy the most demanding culinary enthusiasts. from introducing the first built-in wall oven almost 50 years ago, to revolutionizing gas cooktops with the patented star® burner, our innovations have helped to transform the kitchen from a mere...
Stanley Furniture Company
...a tradition of environmental excellence because of its extraordinary commitment to protect the environment, stanley furniture company's martinsville plant has been named a member of the epa's prestigious national environmental performance track program. stanley furniture is the first company in the furniture industry to receive this prestigious designation. "at stanley, we believe we hav...
Atmosphere Furniture
...atmosphere, inc. is committed to bringing fine art to furnishings. our entire collection is impeccably handcrafted. both atmosphere and four generations feature high end collections. the main difference is that four generations is exclusively dedicated to hand carved wood furnishings. you can be assured that when you order a four generations' accent, you are recieving the finest in wood cr...
Vollara
...eat… not true… we are what we absorb! air, water and nutrients are all vital to our health and what we absorb is the key to good health. our products offer complete health choices, not partial ones; choices to purify and enrich the air you breathe, the surfaces you touch, the water you drink; choices to support your immune system, to strengthen your body, to shape your physique for o...
Lithofin
...in 1953 glaubrecht stingel started producing a newly developed cleaning product. the success of this product led to the introduction of further innovations, and the company was soon able to offer a product range for diverse applications. in 1979 heinz-peter stingel, who had become the company's new director, focused all activities on the ceramic tile and natural stone market. the product...
Arrowice
...ut sand in the bottom of your fireplace. our arrowice products are tempered glass pieces that act as natural medium to scatter the gas in random order. you will surely have unique flames as you start lighting arrowice.   ...
Clopay
...er. we are also the preferred manufacturer and supplier of commercial overhead sectional doors among architects, specifiers and building professionals. our core strategy of creating successful partnerships with dealer and retail customers is driving favorable performance throughout our company. providing industry leading customer service and quality combined with a keen market instinct...
Prestige Carpet Mills
...prestige mills brings a wide range of floorcoverings from all over the world. the finest wools, nylons and acrylics are brought together by state of the art manufacturing facilities to create truly unique carpets. bromley, a luxurious new zealand wool woven velvet is a unique texture that is comfortable in any design setting. the rich earthtones create a wonderful sense of tranquility for the hom...
Bio-Kleen Products
...io-kleen products, inc. emphasizes service measured by convenient product availability, on time delivery and guaranteed customer satisfaction. we manufacture and distribute a perfect blend of earth-friendly, safe, non-toxic and biodegradable cleaners that work fast and easy. all of our products are non-aerosol and ozone safe and are not tested on animals; containing no v.o.c.'s (volat...
Transolid® Solid Surfacing
...vanity topssimple, stunning and seamless. a wide array of trademark colors and artisan crafted vanity tops, bowls and back splashes give life to any bath. fully customizable, easily renewable and completely unique. bath furniture and vanitiessophisticated furniture for the bath. innovative designs integrate multiple materials, including metal, natural wood, transolid® solid surface and natural q...
Woodland Cabinetry
...tained wood sides, raised panel ends, mullion doors, stained wood interiors, etc. many manufacturers have cut back on the cost of the raised panel doors by building them with paper thin veneers over particle board, or using thinner center panels. you can be assured of top quality at woodland. we only manufacture raised panel doors with ¾” thick solid wood.. our flat panel doors use full ¼” thick c...
ELK Lighting
...your home with style and sophistication. an award winning team of international designers and engineers will ensure that your products are not everyday ordinary. with our extensive in-house design department and our domestic and overseas manufacturing facilities, we have the ability to provide custom pieces for national contract sales, as well as commercial and residential specification. additiona...
IMAX Worldwide Imports
...the story behind imax corporation is a tale of hard work and determination resulting in great success. what al and faye bulak started in 1984 as a small company importing copper flower containers has grown into one of the top u.s. import companies serving the at home market. today with over 38,000 customers, 128 road reps and product showing in 20 showrooms worldwide, imax continues to p...
StoneXpress
...ress has the stone for you. stonexpress is a supply chain organization which secures the quality and consistency of natural stone supply, while preserving competitive price levels for its business partners. stocks in atlanta, georgia, and california are controlled, centralized and distributed all over north america for immediate availability and steady supply. stonexpress provides distributors...
Malm Fireplaces
...since 1960 malm has been manufacturing free-standing wood burning and gas appliances. our custom fabrication department has designed and built over 350 one-of-a-kind designer fireplaces. our spin-a-fire and carousel feature malm's patented spinning fire...
Fiba Tape
...saint-gobain technical fabrics’ (sgtf) parent company, saint-gobain, was founded in 1665. through strong ideas and strategic partnerships, saint-gobain expanded its expertise to over 55 countries. working with leading companies in several business sectors, saint-gobain has emerged as the world’s largest building materials firm.   each of saint-gobain’s 206,000 employees shares a commitme...
Flood Paint Products
...as dekswood cleaner. new product development and research at the flood company, including the company’s latest product restora, continues to spur profitable growth. the company's corporate headquarters and manufacturing facilities are located in hudson, ohio. international distribution is served by plants in australia and france, with products actively marketed throughout europe, canada, ...
Insl-X Specialty Paint
...ffering a full range of administrative and technical assistance to support their high-performance products. in response to customers' environmental concerns, insl-x has recently built a state-of-the-art production facility that is not only environmentally compliant, but will ensure that the company's high quality standards are maintained. this commitment to strengthening customer relationships ...
Leaktite Paint Pails
...with the times. our reputation has been built on quality, service, and our ability to serve the needs of our customers and the marketplace. we support our product development with state-of-the-art injection mold and thermoforming production equipment in order to ensure maximum efficiency and also to meet the ever-changing needs of our customers. our products are used in a wide variety...
Intertape Packaging Products
...g products and systems that reflect the needs of both its industrial and retail customers. these include one of the largest offerings of tape available: pressure sensitive and water-activated, carton-sealing, masking, filament, flatback, cloth/duct, double-coated, high performance specialty, electrical, automotive, and hvac tapes. additional products include shrink film and stretch film ...
Perry Scaffolding
...perry was founded in 1966 by an acoustical contractor who had a better idea for a mobile interior scaffold.  the start-up company was purchased in 1968 by mr. j. e. meadors,  president and chief executive officer.  the "heart and soul" of any company are the people who build the products we're proud to see on work sites around the country.  we currently employ approximately 100 dedicated...
ProVision Tools
...the pivit ladder tool is the ultimate ladder accessory. you can have a stable platform for your ladder in seconds. the pivit ladder tool is an indispensable part of any endeavor that may use a ladder. no other tool instantly levels a ladder in seconds. your safety is enhanced by the use of the pivit ladder tool. if you use your ladder every day or once a year, you'll find all the work you perform ...
Red Devil Painters Tools
...acrylic sealant guaranteed to last a lifetime. today, we build america's most asked for tools and chemical products: red devil, inc. is still a privately-owned family business with state-of-the-art manufacturing facilities in pryor, oklahoma. we're the only manufacturer to offer such a broad and diversified line of hand tools and chemical products for professional and home maintenance ...
Scentco Scent Products
...son team, doug and kevin vick. scentco develops, manufactures, markets and distributes air care - air freshener products for the home, office and automobile. scentco, llc operates in a state of the art manufacturing / distribution center located in the plantation industrial park in thomasville, ga serving the u.s. and international markets...
Seymour Paints
...ntor of aerosol spray paint, has been the supplier of choice for quality aerosol coatings and chemical products. founded in 1949 in sycamore, illinois, the privately owned and operated company today partners with clients in business and industry around the world to realize all their coating goals. whether the need is for paints, primers, finishes or specialty chemicals, seymour delivers an aerosol...
Warner Tools
...ur projects will require some products we don't manufacture, like paint, brushes, chemical strippers and power tools. to make sure you have all the information you need get it done right, we'll have partners from those other manufacturers provide us with appropriate how-to information, and we'll also provide a direct link to their web sites if you need more specific information....
Werner Ladders
... werner is a fully integrated manufacturer and distributor of fiberglass, aluminum and wood climbing products. our products are backed by over 60 years of state-of-the-art product design, thorough testing, and evaluation experience, making us the leader in climbing equipment. we manufacture a full line of safe, professional-grade products for any job and build them to withstand even the ...
ZipWall® Barriers
...996, jeff whittemore of arlington, massachusetts, boston magazine's "best of boston (1997) floor refinisher" developed the zipwall® dust barrier. the idea came to him as he was challenged by a particularly difficult worksite configuration. he needed to invent a dust barrier for a house with large, open spaces, without damaging the home's floors or ceilings. jeff accepted the job, schedul...
Racedeck Garage Flooring
...industry leading manufacturer of interlocking modular flooring. our 80,000 square foot facility operates 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, and 365 days a year. in addition to the 130+ employees at headquarters, there are over 400 dealers and resellers around the world. we are able to offer every level of service to our customers....
Thomasville Furniture
...r was so beautifully crafted and well made that people responded by asking us to create other pieces as well. now more than 100 years later, the thomasville story is still being written. and now part of our story is helping you tell yours – with home furnishings, accessories and cabinetry that allow you to express yourself through your home. even as home styles have evolved over the ye...
Bartels Doors and Hardware
...bartels door systems are the best money can buy. (it may sound cliché, but our customers have bragging rights.) every component of a bartels door has been carefully handpicked with the ambition of constructing the highest quality doors available...
Bevelo Gas and Electric Lights
...bevolo found himself building higgins boats which were used during wwii. by the end of the war andrew and his crew came down to new orleans in search of work. in 1945, bevolo metal crafts was started. andrew bevolo and his team had a business that did different types of metal work that included plating, polishing and re-wiring chandeliers among other things. when street lights fell or ol...
Danze Fixtures
...art that’s designed to be used.there’s design for design’s sake. then there’s danze. it’s art that’s designed to be used. and used. and used. no wonder more and more people are putting danze on exhibit in their homes. style & designin a few short years, we’ve introduce well over 1800 exciting new products. we’re always looking for our next inspired design, staying at the forefront of decorating ...
Vaxcel Lighting
...lamps, in the latest styles and finishes. we are known in the industry for offering a full selection of products at competitive prices. everyday, we at vaxcel work hard to be the best business partner to our customers, by providing the best service, quality, and innovation in lighting...
Megatrade Ceramic Tile
...12 million s/f of tile in our new 125,000 s/f miami warehouse. we provide excellent customer service, competitive prices and fast reliable service. we encourage you to view our website, fill out our partnership form, and join our network of distributors. ...
Durasol Awnings
...ke durasol was founded in 1984.  our manufacturing and corporate headquarters are located in chester, ny, 50 miles north of new york city, in the hudson valley.  with over 100,000 square feet of state-of-the-art production floor space, ke durasol produces world-class motorized patio awnings and motorized window awnings that add lasting value to homes and businesses. ...
Zinsser Paints & Coatings
...ser group, a powerhouse of consumer, professional and industrial specialty paint and coatings brands. zinsser and its companies now have over 350 employees working out of its somerset, nj headquarters – and in offices, manufacturing and distribution facilities throughout the united states, as well as in the uk and australia. zinsser products can be found virtually anywhere paint is sold...
Loparex Release Liners
...oparex is the world's leading manufacturer of siliconised release liners and speciality papers. our extensive product line has been designed to meet the varying needs in the medical, hygiene, graphic arts, label and tapes industries and in other special industries and applications. ...
Diamond Cabinets
...building superior furniture for over thirty years. from our beginnings in grants pass, oregon, to the present, we’ve prided ourselves on creative design, quality craftsmanship and style. today, as part of the masterbrand cabinets family, we build cabinets for the way people want to live. we constantly rethink our designs to bring greater efficiency and accessibility to every kitchen. we’ve been...
Mystic Granite & Marble
...starting from her dining room table in 1995 with limited inventory and funds, darlene spezzi had a vision of creating a dynamic and unique company. scraping together investment money from savings and loans and recruiting help from her sister, donna mauro, darlene began to lay the foundation of what would become mystic granite & marble; one of florida's most successful distributors of natural stone...
Basco Shower Enclosures
... for more than 50 years basco has been an innovative leader in the shower enclosure industry. from a simple start and a vision for the future in 1955, basco has grown into a global organization through our customer centric approach and commitment to quality. basco's vision is to remain the industry leader and innovator for the next 50 years building on our foundation of quality and stan...
Trinity Tile
...t designs are completed on time for the client. our dedicated commercial sales representatives will work closely with tile contractors to meet availability and pricing needs. by becoming business partners, we insure that both companies offer solutions that are unique to our commercial clients. our commercial sales team is specially trained to handle the specific needs of this market. reside...
Jeffrey Court Tile
...jeffrey court departs from many of our competitors by stocking virtually all items showcased in our "chapters". this obviously is a costly expense but allows us to better service our exclusive network of dealers and sell through to the major home builders across the u.s. where quick availability is essential. also, over the years jeffrey court has heightened awareness of this decorative ...
Carina Works Metal Tiles
...e celestial stars are born, a beautiful reminder of the miracle of creation and the gift that mankind inherited in his ability to bring beauty into our everyday life. in 1997, libby fenner, an artisan with a degree in music, and charlie foster, a glaze technician and restoration artist, founded carina works, incorporated. fenner and foster became aware of a need for unique contemporary...
Bellbridge Carpets
... of this catalog for a complete listing) the bellbridge commitment to quality does not stop at raw materials. most of our manufacturing capacity is iso 9001 certified, and as a wools of new zealand partner many of our products are subject to 20 quality tests to insure their quality and performance. bellbridge provides the sales and interior design professional with an array colors, designs, and ...
Crown Point Cabinetry
..., and your period home deserves cabinetry worthy of its heritage. we handcraft for homeowners, architects, and custom builders every day, delivering the finest quality, custom cabinetry in shaker, arts & crafts, early american, victorian styles and transitional. ...
Challenger Industries Athletic Surfaces
...ustomer service are unparalleled in the industry. we are not the lowest cost manufacturer in the industry, however, in the long run you will get much more for your money by choosing us as your partner. we have experienced sales and customer service staff that can answer any questions and help make recommendations that can save you project to project. we advertise on a national basis whic...
Jaipur Living
... beginning, ours is no different; before you take your second step, you must take your first. one vision, two looms, and an impressive journey. the company you know today as jaipur rugs, inc. started with the vision of n.k chaudhary (the founder) connecting people around the world with the talents of the artisans that surrounded him in india. through the coming years two looms would tu...
Daimer Cleaning Equipment
...thousands of units per month worldwide! in addition, our kleenjet ® vapor steam cleaner warranty is the most exceptional in the industry with a lifetime boiler warranty, 3 years on the system (parts), and 1 year on the system (parts & labor) . whether you are at home, work within a business setting, or even within a factory, at least of one our kleenjet ® steam cleaners, vapor-fl...
Hollman Athletic Floors
...eputation. hollman has made tremendous strides in making a conscious decision to eliminate our hazardous emissions and have invested millions of dollars in a new uv finish line. this new state-of-the-art equipment will reduce the amount of toxic chemicals released in the air and delivers hollman’s products as a 100% green. in addition we have the patent process ability to produce doors and product...
RangeCraft Range Hoods
...of metal rangehoods. rangecraft specializes in high quality, custom designed hoods while offering a variety of classic designs. rangecraft maintains its standard of excellence with state of the art production machinery to insure the finest quality and selection of range hoods and universal inserts for kitchen ventilation. form and function are incorporated in all of our range hoods. se...
N-C Carpet Binding & Equipment
...ars, n-c carpet binding & equipment company manufactures machinery and offers supplies for the flooring trade.      family members a. joseph caplan and maliad maher started the business after service in the military. maher became the expert in setting up entire garment factories with equipment required to manufacture clothing. caplan branched out...
NanaWall Systems
..., nana wall systems, inc. was incorporated, with the mission of finding, creating, and delivering an ever-broadening array of flexible design solutions. in 1996, nana wall systems entered into partnership with solarlux of germany, the world leader in operable glass wall technology. today, with manufacturer's representatives throughout the continent, nana wall systems is the dominant pr...
Marc Phillips Fine Rugs
...for outstanding hand-made rugs and exotic wood flooring for over a decade. the traditions of the 35 year-old family craft have been passed down through the generations, finally landing in the hearts of philadelphia and new york city. marc phillips decorative rugs believes that a rug with a pleasing color palette can set the mood for a room and act as the inspiration for a beautiful set...
American Tile
... may wish to review the following summary of ceramic tile product criteria. these are the qualities and criteria that american tile uses in recommending products and judging their suitability in a particular installation. our quality assurance primer provides an invaluable common reference for discussing, selecting, and using american tile products. ...
Balterio Laminate Flooring
...balterio, a division of spanolux n.v., is one of the fastest growing laminate flooring producers in the world. the state of the art, fully vertically integrated production unit in vielsalm - the heart of the belgian ardennes – ensures an excellent price/quality ratio. the extensive automation in production and warehousing guarantees a more than flexible service. balterio laminate floors are sold i...
Michael Amini
...-bed fashions, an extension line of accent pieces, and a commercial and contract division called aico office systems. more recently, michael was joined in early 2010 by world-renowned actress and artist jane seymour to launch a new design division for aico. this new division has been enormously successful with four complete collections currently in production under the brand name michael...
Homespice Decor Rugs
...homespice décor started as a company called j quilts co. in the beginning, i was the only employee and traveled from trade show to trade show displaying imported quilts from india. the quilt business grew, and i was able to gain a great deal of knowledge concerning customer service and my market. however, as with life, a new change was on the horizon...
Dacor Kitchen Appliances
...cooking is an important part of family tradition here at dacor. in 1933, stan joseph opened a small appliance store in northern california. supported by his devoted wife florence, his innovative thinking led to the invention of the first complete kitchen ventilation system and the first indoor electric barbecue. in 1965, stan and florence joseph founded dacor and were later joined by thei...
Waverly Fabrics
...rs and interior design showrooms in over 12,000 doors nationwide. its family of brands consists of waverly, waverly home, waverly home classics, waverly baby, and waverly sun n shade. key vendor partners include welspun usa, pk lifestyles, blue mountain, ellery homestyles, lowes and target. nexcen brands inc. purchased the waverly brand in may 2007. waverly's legacy f. schumacher & co....
Daltonian Carpet
...omfort underfoot and to improve the performance of the carpet, rug, or laminate flooring.  all our cushion products are manufactured with the environment in mind and use sustainable materials as part of the overall products.  all products offer excellent indoor air quality.  with the environment in mind, we offer a commercial hard surface flooring line called "protect-all".  these produc...
Bisazza Glass Tiles
...e than twenty-five years the company has been working with internationally renowned designers, becoming a reference point in the world of design. unique collections grew out of intense collaborative partnerships with leading figures in the worlds of architecture, art, design and fashion, such as: tord boontje, aldo cibic, antonio citterio and patricia viel, sandro chia, carlo dal bianco, romeo gig...
Elmira Stove Works
...elmira’s connection to antique appliances dates back three generations. founder tom hendrick’s father supplied woodburning cookstove parts to local mennonites from his hardware store in elmira, ontario. in 1975, tom saw an opportunity to supply not just parts, but complete cookstoves, to the local market and, potentially, all of north america. he acquired the rights for the findlay oval ...
Carole Fabrics
... exceptional quality, a constant awareness of fashion trends and our commitment to unsurpassed service. augusta, georgia is home for the carole fabrics national complex of their state of the art workroom, distribution centers and customer assistance facilities. these encompass more than 250,000 square feet. whether you need the finest quality custom window treatments, or same day s...
Georgetown Cabinetry
..., both leading us to a great future. we are commited to providing superior cabinets at fair prices, honoring every promise we make, and helping families turn their dreams into reality. it is at the heart of everything we do and everything we are...
Kitchen Craft Cabinetry
...a and the united states. kitchen craft manufactures two lines of cabinetry, integra and aurora, for the kitchen, bathroom, home office, laundry and throughout the home. in 2002, kitchen craft became part of the masterbrand group of cabinet manufacturers, offering multiple lines of modular, semi-custom and custom cabinetry. our commitment to you. it is our mission to provide beautiful cabinetr...
Holland Bar Stool Company
...the holland bar stool company's logo "kiss of quality" stands for the pride we take in our products and services. it is a constant reminder that nothing but the best will do. from the raw parts to the finished product, our utmost attention is focused on detail to ensure that our products will be guaranteed to please the customer. holland bar stool company is based in holland, michigan, ...
Neptune Baths
... to offering baths, showers and accessories that first and foremost enhance the sensuality and pleasure of the overall bathing experience, while still fulfilling their hygienic purpose. for us, the art in baths is everywhere, from the generous curve of the élysée, molded from the variety of shapes and sizes of the human body, to the almost silent operation of our systems, all essential to the fu...
Torlys Smart Floors
...torlys, founded in 1988, is a flooring company specializing in beautiful easy to maintain, smart an d green flooring. torlys cork, hardwood, laminate, linoleum and leather flooring is available through a worldwide network of specialized dealers. torlys is headquartered in an 86,000-square-foot facility in toronto, canada. torlys also has a 30,000-square-foot warehouse, office and show...
Signature Hospitality Carpets
...e for guestrooms and public area carpet. as a vertically integrated mill, located in dalton georgia, we provide custom designs, yarn extrusion, tufting, dyeing and coating. with our state-of-the-art tufting equipment, which includes multi-level cut loop, infinity loop, loop scroll, enhanced loop, computer yarn placement, precision cut/uncut, cut pile and cut pile graphics. signature...
Spartan Chemical Company
...spartan chemical company, inc. is a manufacturer of chemical specialty maintenance products and industrial degreasers committed to enhancing its strong leadership position in the industry through substantial investment of time, money and resources. we have greatly expanded physical production capabilities, as well as committed vast capital to research and development. advanced i.t. capabilities te...
U.S. Products Cleaning Equipment
...in manufacturing, quality is a word that is frequently advertised, but rarely put in practice. at u.s. products, quality has been the foundation on which the company has been built.   starting with the raw materials and parts, u.s. products uses nothing but the finest in its carpet cleaning, hard surface cleaning, and restoration equipment. just to name a few of the steps we take t...
Rubbermaid Commercial Products
...rubbermaid commercial products.com specializes in a variety of rubbermaid products including transport carts, janitorial supplies, carpet cleaning equipment, storage containers, waste management and much more...
Garrison Hardwood
...having been in the hardwood flooring industry since the 1950's, the manufacturers of the garrison collection have developed and refined their artistic abilities in coloring and hand crafting floors in a way that ties together every conceivable design and idea in today's market. our selection is vast, the possibilities are endless, the quality unmatched, and the value is unbeatable...
Bertch Kitchen Cabinets
...nestled in the heart of the midwest, bertch cabinet mfg. has been reviving the cherished art of traditional cabinetmaking for over 30 years. family owned and operated, all products reflect a commitment to reforestation, recycling and a general respect for the environment. utilizing only the finest wood, furniture joints and exceptional finishes to create distinct products for the home. as a ful...
Teragren Bamboo Flooring
...founded in 1994,teragren was one of the first manufacturers to bring bamboo flooring, panels, veneer and countertops to market. our long-standing relationships with our factory partners assure you get the highest quality bamboo products made from sustainably sourced materials with voc emissions that is tsca title vi compliant for your peace of mind. for our bamboo flooring products, we specify on...
Casa Dolce Casa Tiles
...color and naturally inspired textural contaminations where the atmospheres of the architectural design match the interior decoration to constitute true sensory experiences. the careful study of each part blends with an eclectic personal expression in a play on the contrasts between tradition and modernism. the spaces are designed for the pleasure of modern living, projected toward the simplicity o...
DuChateau Hardwood Floors
...ses the character and longevity of a hardwood floor. our hardwood floor production philosophy is to create textured hardwood floors with changing grain pattern of the natural wood characterizing true artistic design. duchateau floors have a character of timelessness that fits with nearly every décor. they create warmth and coziness with lovely acoustics. duchateau floors are ideal for commercial ...
Legion Furniture
...legion furniture, llc, based in west sacramento, california, ranks among the top furniture manufacturers in the world, particularly regarding size and volume. we are in partner with iso 9001:2000 manufactory in china, who has more than 3,000 workers and state of the art technology. we've manufactured fine furniture with a reputation for exceptional styling and quality craftsmanship...
Foremost Cabinets / Bath Supply
...fy our customers with stylish, innovative products supported by efficient, friendly service." this promise is backed by qualities that make all products durable and our service reliable. headquartered in east hanover, new jersey, foremost groups is a global enterprise consisting of four product divisions with manufacturing in asia and north america. the four divisions are: bathroom f...
Konecto Flooring
...ilities to be the leader in our category. we manufacture our products according to the latest international standards and quality assurance based on the iso 14001, iso 9001 and iso 9002. from start to finish we are making sure our flooring is the highest quality every step of the way. the components of our products are composed of vinyl backing printed film and thick wear layer fused...
Franke Kitchen Systems
...systems for domestic kitchens, trusted by more users in more kitchens worldwide than any other manufacturer. drawing on our long history of reliability and expertise, we build rewarding and enduring partnerships. we help our partners enhance their businesses and ease their customers’ lives by making work in the kitchen a pleasure. system solutions in the wet area everything we offer to make cle...
Siro Furniture
...our product range is unbelievably large...  5000 items in stock available for prompt delivery.   ...if you should not find the right article and if you are interested in a long term relationship we can produce handles, knobs or hooks in any design exclusively for you. within the shortest possible time you can see our first sketch on our cad-station then the prototype is produc...
Galleria Decorative Hardware
...blurring the lines between fine hardware and fine art. galleria™ designs first-class decorative hardware inspired by high-fashion trends, showcases the newest innovative finishes, provides a feeling of luxury in the home and arouses the sense of style. galleria™ brings unparalleled levels of coordination, style and guidance to discerning do-it-yourselfers and mid-to-high level consumers in ...
NovaCore™
...'ll find luxury vinyl flooring made by novalis in over 50 countries across six continents in a variety of award-winning commercial spaces and homes. from the very beginning, sustainability has been part of the "novalis vision" of art, quality and nature. our vision for nature: "conserving energy and resources, while reducing our carbon footprint. we are environmentally responsible in the design a...
Urban Floor
...urban floor™ pledges to always be the leader in the manufacturing and marketing of the highest quality pre-finished flooring available today. through the use of state of the art equipment, we are able to ensure that our customers receive the highest quality species of wood flooring. we are committed to offering our customers only the finest in terms of both product and service. our knowledgeabl...
Marble Bros, Inc.
...and moldings include beautiful and unique materials that come in a range of finishes and sizes.from designers and architects to homeowners and renovators, we treat our customers like long-term partners, aiming always to exceed their expectations. we set ourselves apart by providing the quickest service in the industry, maintaining a consistently exceptional experience for all who walk ...
Davis Paint
...in 1992, calvin henning, his wife denise henning, and their business partner, david boie, purchased frost paint and oil company of minneapolis, mn. this was followed in 1995 by the acquisition of davis paint manufacturing company of lynchburg, va.   the combined businesses were re-named davis-frost, inc.   in 1998 davis-frost purchased a modern industrial coatings plant in tul...
Shade-O-Matic
... founded in 1982, shade-o-matic has witnessed impressive growth and currently employs 450 people and occupies a 270,000 square foot facility. in 1996 shade-o-matic became part of the hunter douglas group, a world leader in the window covering industry. shade-o-matic manufactures and supplies nationally various types of hard window coverings: vertical and horizontals blinds; roller; ple...
MSI Natural Stone
...premium natural stonetm products with the widest selection and most rapid delivery times available. msi's selections include over 2,000 skus including granite, marble, travertine, slate, limestone, quartzite and sandstone. msi accurately forecasts customer demand and manages sku levels to ensure all required product or services needed are provided in the most efficient way, on time and with minimu...
Saint-Gaudens Metal Arts
...he world of glazed handmade ceramic tile with the balboa collection: tile combined with sculpted bronze overlay designs. her latest interest is glass tile, beginning with the avalon collection of art glass tiles in 2007. in 2005, valerie was invited to design a line of door hardware for trimco, a los angeles maker of commercial, hospitality, and residential hardware.  bearing the sai...
Legacy Window Coverings
...all windows are not created equal, and neither are window coverings. we build quality into all of our products to ensure a trouble-free experience. headquartered in gilbert, arizona, legacy window coverings is a wholesale fabricator and installation service provider. we proudly stand behind our products with a limited lifetime warranty on materials and workmanship...
Blanco America
...s. blanco is one of the leading providers of innovative, design-oriented system solutions for work stations in domestic kitchens and food service equipment. with the support of our business partners we, as providers of systems, develop and design attractive solutions for work places which make work in domestic kitchens, food service and in medical operational areas less onerous. we...
Central Arizona Supply
...central arizona supply was started in 1968 and has been in wholesale distribution since 1972. our goal has always been to provide a diverse inventory, with superior service, at a competitive price. to better service our customers we have expanded to nine locations across arizona as well as showrooms in las vegas and quincy, illinois. we are committed to providing the highest quality pr...
East West Stone
...r products bring together two distant cultures—traditional asian craftsmanship and contemporary western home design.  transform unsightly concrete, stucco and other surfaces into elegant works of art.  east west stone products go beyond enhancing your home; they will elevate your lifestyle...
Mulia Tile
...pt. muliakeramik indahraya (mkir) was established in 1990 in cikarang, an industrial city in the outskirt of jakarta, indonesia and has emerged as the world’s largest manufacturer of modern tiles in one location and earned its place as the leading player in tile industry. today, mkir performs efficiently with one single and integrated complex that seamlessly integrate factories, departme...
Statements Distinctive Tile
...collective bests, as seen through our products, knowledge and service. respect - we trust, appreciate and accept the unique knowledge, needs and opinions of our customers, coworkers and business partners. teamwork - we respect and encourage the voice of each individual, through honest communication, trust and compromise, in order to achieve a common goal....
Eleganza Tiles
...an affordable price, without sacrificing service. this guiding principal will continue to propel our current growth. we value tremendously our relationship with our customers, and strive to become partner with them to ensure of future success. their satisfaction has been the most crucial factor in our success. we offer our customer a complete package from the marketing display rack, large produc...
Duralee Fabrics
...then 40 countries world wide, duralee has entered emerging markets including russia and china and has gained brand recognition throughout the world. with more than 280 employees, duralee is headquartered in bay shore, ny, where we maintain offices, customer service and a large warehouse. we proudly hold a solid position in the marketplace and continue to grow at an aggressive rate. we ar...
LotusFX™ Fiber Shield
...g the soft luxury and style of stainmaster® carpet? the self-cleaning quality found on the leaves of the lotus flower became our inspiration. by mimicking the lotus leaf's ability to prevent soil particles from sticking to its surface, our specially designed lotusfx™ fiber shield technology makes it difficult for soil to stick to the carpet fibers, helping to keep stainmaster® carpets up to 30%...
St. Lawrence Collections
...at st. lawrence collections, our floors are manufactured by specialists who have become masters in the art of processing wood. our state of the art milling and prefinishing line ensures the highest standards of quality control over all phases of manufacturing providing our customers with a dependable product lasting generations to come. we specialize in prefinishing both domestic and exotic sp...
Haier Appliances
...haier america, founded in 1999 by ceo michael jemal, is the sales and marketing arm of the western hemisphere for the haier group. headquartered in the haier america building at 1356 broadway in new york, haier america is a leader for room air conditioner, compact refrigerator, and wine cellar sales, as well as a leading force in home appliances, compact laundry, compact freezer and hdtv...
Bedrosians® Natural Stone
...while ceramic tile is a man-made product, marble, granite, slate, limestone and quartzite are natural products made by mother nature. marble has been used for centuries to grace the most lavish buildings in the world. today, in the united states, marble is gaining popularity as a residential as well as a commercial finish material....
Thomasville Cabinetry
...le, customizable panel insert system and choose from bronzed wicker, faux silverstone slate, and genuine patchwork burl and leather inserts, or create your own. with so many options, where do you start? at the home depot, of course, where trained designers will work with you to create the plan that's just right for you and your home. collect your favorite ideas from this website, then make your ...
Wellborn Cabinet
...nction of our business. at wellborn, we appreciate the privilege of being your cabinetry supplier and we'll continue to bring you the best product at a competitive price with our service as a part of the sale – a true value. wellborn cabinet, inc., is a family business that was established in 1961. years of individual dedication by hundreds of wellborn employees has created today's m...
Artistic Finishes
...t flooring manufacturers don't offer coordinated prefinished flooring accessories to complement their floors, just like many kids don't like tomatoes. surprised? great things happen when you have artistic finishes' products installed in your home or office. artistic has a unique line of prefinished, coordinated moldings, vents, stair treads and risers designed to complement over 13,000 ma...
Finium Hardwood Products
...we are in business to provide our customers products that would exceed their expectations. we consider that your customers are the most important part of the chain and we put our efforts to help you fulfill their needs. we take every day as an opportunity to get better as a business and we share our values to our employees, customers and suppliers...
StoneImpressions
...ly custom look. our products decorate kitchen backsplashes, master baths, offices, libraries and dens, entryways for wineries and office buildings, and serve as accent pieces and borders for all parts of the home. stoneimpressions has a state of the art production facility and design center located in san diego, ca. all products are designed and printed in-house...
Design Materials Rugs
...gan to make headway changing old perceptions along the way. interest grew in using natural fiber carpets and rugs when consistent product quality was realized. trade grew and markets expanded as new partners joined the company, all taking an active personal interest in the growing business. after more than thirty years of business growth, design materials inc operates on national and internationa...
Granite-Tops
...the mid-west, we are well equipped to handle both residential and large commercial projects. our corporate office and main production facility includes more than 75,000 sq. feet of state-of-the-art manufacturing and fabrication capabilities. we also have offices in plymouth and albertville which allows us to serve the metro area as well as western and central wisconsin. when you choo...
Miele Appliances
...at the heart of your home, appliances by miele. for over a century, dedicated to providing innovative products, superior performance, responsive service and the highest level of customer satisfaction...
Arley Wholesale Stone
...this is especially true when it comes to selecting ceramic or porcelain tile or stone for a particular home project. you will find that our web site, with its explanations of the different options available to you. arley wholesale, inc. has always been committed to the best uses of technology in our efforts to give you the best service. we stake our reputation on it! ...
INPA Parket
...inpa parket has been importing, exporting and manufacturing wooden floorings for over 40 years. we are an internationally oriented company with headquarters in the netherlands and plants in paraguay and bolivia (latin america). the entire process is self-managed: from harvesting till final suppl...
Oriental Weavers Hospitality
...roducers of machine-made carpets and area rugs in the world. with manufacturing on three continents and a work force of over 20,000 skilled associates globally, the hospitality business is a growing part of this 1billion dollar, vertically integrated organization. with integrity, our global designers craft each bespoke project in collaboration with the international brands and design houses we se...
Mohawk SmartStrand Carpet
...being innovator’s in the flooring category. innovation is central to our goals, strategy, culture and leadership. it’s this innovative spirit that has led to such break-through products such as smartstrand with dupont sorona polymer. and smartstrand is more than just a smart, new fiber...
Aacer Flooring
...aacer sports flooring is the world leader in high performance recreational wood sports floor system design. aacer channel, aacer flex, and aacer scissorloc™ are just a few floors that set aacer apart from the competition. aacerchannel™ is our patented fixed floating performance system. aacer flex is our shock absorbing performance system featuring our aacer tripower™ performance pad with...
Owens Wood Flooring
...owens’ state-of-the-art facilities are located in northern wisconsin, in the heart of some of the best hardwood forests in north america. there, owens combines high-quality baltic birch plywood with a solid hardwood wear layer to create a truly remarkable engineered flooring product. owens coined the term “plankfloor” to describe it. plankfloor has revolutionized the way hardwood floorin...
Price Pfister
...irsts. what’s more, we offer a lifetime, leak-free guarantee of quality on all price pfister faucets that covers both finish and function. to keep pace with ever emerging design trends, we’ve partnered with kwikset, the #1 leader in door hardware, to offer even more coordinating elements for your kitchen and bath. with our architecturally inspired collections, you can now integrate co...
Option Kitchen
...t was relatively easy for option kitchen, with its geographically well-positioned sales network, to continue producing the faceframe kitchens that appealed to more traditional kitchen buyers. as part of this strategy, the company bought and integrated a second factory. 2000 was another milestone in the company's development. production was concentrated in a large new factory where stat...
Bronzework Studio
...founded in 1990, our company brings you the talents of some of the most creative – and reliable – artists in the world of tile...
Sonoma Tilemakers
...ptions. located in california’s wine country. we create an absolutely amazing range of handcrafted tiles - from timeless ceramic borders to decorative stone accents at sonoma tilemakers, it all starts with our passion, our incredible people, and a whole lot of clay and wine...
Rex Ceramiche
...rex ceramiche artistiche was founded in 1968 at fiorano modenese. it immediately made its mark on the large-size slab tile market with products exclusive in both their graphics and their application potential. from the ‘70s it made a specialty of working with professionals chosen from various contexts; this yielded unique results in the transformation and personalization of matter, enabl...
Appiani Ceramica
...nd abroad, it turned to the production of pressed powdered clay tiles at the turn of the 20th century and created new systems for processing and firing materials. its founder graziano appiani started production of the first coloured ceramic tiles in 1910 and built “eden village” to provide housing for his workers in a village that had its own restaurant, cinema and theatre: the first exa...
Tagina Ceramiche D'Arte
...the history of tagina is a story of a journey started in 1973 and originated from the collection of a precious heritage of the ancient manufacturing school of gualdo tadino. the heritage of the past, the anchorage to the tradition,  the loyalty to the quality and the warmth of a handmade manufacture haven't been limits for the projection of the company towards the future but have represen...
Certainteed Roofing
...rth american manufacturer of building materials including roofing, vinyl and fiber cement siding, trim, fence, railing, deck, foundations, insulation, gypsum, ceilings, and pipe products. headquartered in valley forge, pennsylvania, certainteed has approximately 7,000 employees and 70 facilities throughout the united states and canada. through its vision, mission, values and objectives (...
Atlas Roofing
...le roofing shingle manufacturing facility in 1982 into an industry leader with 15 plants in north america and worldwide product distribution.  all atlas products are manufactured in state-of-the-art facilities and shipped worldwide from its network of manufacturing plants and distribution facilities in the united states and canada. atlas roofing corporation is made up of 4 major divisio...
Malarkey Roofing
...malarkey roofing products is a family-owned business in an industry dominated by large corporate interests.  herbert malarkey started the company in 1956, and we proudly continue to make roofing in his tradition of quality, innovative products and friendly service...
SwanStone Solid Surface
...for more than 40 years, we've been creating innovative and affordable solid surface products and materials for customers all over the world. it started in 1964, when we introduced the swan shell shower, a doorless, shell-shaped shower that captured the spirit of its time. the shell shower was the first in a long line of original kitchen and bath products from swan, including the circle sh...
JSG Oceana Decorative Glass
...glass kitchen sinks are unique in the industry. jsg oceana’s signature dinnerware features glass infused with precious metals, and our alina collection features free formed pieces signed by the artist. you’ll find a gift for every occasion or a unique furniture selection to enhance your home...
Cooper Classics
...unded over 50 years ago and is currently operated by the third generation of the cooper family. our production and warehousing facilities are located in the blue ridge mountains of virginia. in partnership with factories in asia, we produce uniquely styled mirrors and accessory furniture. because of our extensive background in wood product manufacturing, we excel in the design and produc...
Hammary
...n order to offer rapid shipment of orders, we maintain a large inventory of occasional tables, wall systems and videocenters. our concept of service is not limited to fast shipment. our service starts with good communications. we make ourselves easily available by fax, telephone, or mail, and assign a trained customer service representative to each account. ...
Kenroy Home
...- and it shows in everything that we do. our heritage in chandeliers and then lamps, has been expanded to include fountains, mirrors and outdoor lighting. while we began inside the home, our charter has now expanded to great products for both inside and outside the home. our tag line of all together better reflects a unique philosophy, of bringing you coordinated products in various st...
Pinnacle Countertop Solutions
...pinnacle countertop solutions is a wholesale distributor of countertop materials including solid surface, quartz surface, and sinks. we are at the "pinnacle" of the industry, committed to the "peak" degree of quality; ready to "perform" on our claims and "produce." pinnacle products are sold directly to fabricators of countertops for bathrooms and kitchens. pinnacle solid surface is als...
Vaughn Furniture Company
...ny continued to grow and acquire manufacturing plants at a rate that may never be seen again. john vaughan was the company's fourth president. for john, style, quality, integrity and a strong partnership with dealers were the guiding principles of doing business. now, the third generation of family management continues the traditions of the founders. bill vaughan was elected the company...
Stakmore
...hat has not been dried properly will give off moisture over time, shrinking, creating gaps in joints, cracking and splitting. after drying, machining and assembling furniture the most visible part of furniture and the critical point that differentiates most furniture in the customers mind is the finish. stakmore utilizes a multi-step stain, sealer and topcoat process to provide a rich...
Wesley Allen
...for over a quarter century wesley allen iron beds have graced some of the world's most elegant showcases and bedrooms. classic craftsmanship and innovative manufacturing come together to deliver the perfect balance of form and function. each wesley allen iron bed offers its own distinctive look, feel, color and texture making them highly desirable to collectors, decorators and customer...
Office Star Furniture
...at office star products the environment is always important to both the company and its employees. we all do our part from saving our paper, to be shredded for use in packing, to making sure our drink cans and water bottles go to the right recycling containers. for a one year period ending 5/31/08 we sent for recycling 75 tons of cardboard and 86 tons of plastic wrap material. we send fo...
Royal Dutch Carpet
...terns and tufted products at mid-tier pricing, making its consumer base significantly more widespread than stanton’s more affluent consumer base. with the support of stanton’s unsurpassed style partnered with sensible price points, royal dutch continues to produce a product line in wools and synthetics that is in high demand nationwide...
ThermaSol
...n any specific space. adding a sauna to your home can be as simple as using the sloped ceiling under the stairs or utilizing space in an old pantry, spare bedroom, corner of the basement or even part of the garage.   homeowners, builders, architects, designers and remodelers have enjoyed our old-world craftsmanship and unequaled industry standard...
Robina Hardwood Floors
...robina floors is the north and south american sales and marketing headquarter for the china-based robina wood, ltd. located in kennesaw, georgia, close to the flooring hub of dalton. robina floors is a young enterprise, lead by an experienced president and a team of seasoned hard surface flooring managers. the company has successfully built an extensive distribution network in the u.s. t...
Sussex Shutters
...and finished with a rich palette of 18 paints and 32 stains. sussex shutters from norman shutters are truly fine furniture for your windows. the refined elegance of the sussex line is created by artisans who craft each custom shutter using mortise and tenon joinery, arguably the strongest joint in woodworking...
Vista Shutters
...home is an expression of your personal sense of style. our variety of window blinds and shades will provide the means to showcase your home beautifully and affordably. our manufacturing headquarters is in jacksonville, florida and we have a wide array of products proudly made in the u.s.a. we appreciate your business...
Chivasso
...chivasso bv is a wholesaler of interior fabrics and wallpapers. our headquarters are in zoetermeer, in the netherlands, but we have showrooms all over the world. there are three brands under the chivasso banner: chivasso, carlucci di chivasso and easy by chivasso. chivasso products are modern, and can be used not only in young fun interiors but also in rich classical interiors. easy by ...
Hanstone USA
...hanstone™ is an innovative new product that combines natural quartz, one of nature's hardest materials, with high quality polymer resin and pigment to produce a durable yet luxurious stone surface. we source various types, sizes and colors of quartz crystals from around the world, which provide the desired hue, feel and design, and capture the spirit and essence of natural colors. unlik...
Stein World Furniture
...scovering and bringing to the market place the finest hand-painted product from around the world. with over 50 years of experience, we have been able to develop not only the resources but true partnerships with quality manufacturers and artisans who make stein world unique in the furniture industry today. our commitment to you is to present only the highest quality furniture at prices ...
Furniture Classics
... eclectic lifestyle environments. whatever roomscape is being designed, there is a furniture classics piece that can easily blend into the design plan. furniture classics has cultivated true partnerships with the artisans that build our furniture under strict guidelines to insure reliability, consistency and quality. these partnerships have developed over decades of interaction and are...
ThinkGlass
...y low molding cost. thinkglass can create filled glass slabs unconstrained by thickness requirements. this is unique and opens a myriad of creative possibilities. thinkglass uses state-of-the-art electric ovens —all custom-made— to satisfy the requirements of our unique production process. our fourteen ovens fulfill a vast number of needs and provide us with the flexibility needed to e...
Fine Art Lamps
...fine art lamps is a leading manufacturer of over 1000 distinctive and prestigious decorative lighting designs for interior and exterior applications.  marketed in 63 countries, fine art lamps are displayed in high point, north carolina, dallas, texas, the corporate showroom in miami lakes, florida and in leading lighting and furniture showrooms around the world. fine art lamps has been ...
Englander Mattress
...englander combines old world craftmanship with state-of-the- art design to provide the ultimate in sleep comfort.  the company offers a range of comfort systems to meet the expanded needs and discriminating tastes of  today's consumers. and every englander mattress delivers on the original promise... better sleep, by design...
Wood-Mode Cabinetry
...logy. the result is the highest quality cabinetry with an impressive range of styles, colors, woods, laminates, mouldings and hardware, so your design choices are virtually limitless. it all starts with lumber processing at wood-mode’s highly integrated manufacturing facility. wood-mode’s own kilns perform an intensive lumber drying process that achieves the optimum moisture content req...
Symbol Mattress
...originally founded over 40 years ago in richmond, virginia, symbol mattress is now the 4th largest, privately owned, mattress manufacturer in the united states. we have state-of-the-art facilities that are vertically integrated to be able to offer you high-quality selections at better-than-market prices.  yes, we really do pass the savings on to you...
Surface Art Natural Stone
... surface art was founded in 2001 on the simple principle of providing high fashion, high quality products from all over the world to the western united states. since then, it has grown from just two employees in a small office in seattle, to a company that now stocks over 5,000 products in warehouses totaling more than 150,000 square feet. owner mike stupfel, with over 35 years of exper...
Intrepid Marble & Granite
...r clients are getting the perfect products to bring their visions to life. inside intrepid marble and granite you will find specialty granite, limestone, marble, travertine, onyx, soapstone, quartzite, sandstone, travertine sinks, glass tiles, mosaics, accents & trims. intrepid marble and granite also supplies all the related products needed for the fabrication, installation, and main...
Dry-Treat
...aling products. our open-minded approach means we are constantly improving and updating our products as new advances in technology are made. we also stand out from our competitors because we impart technical and training know-how to our customers and partners, and have in place an accredited applicator performance warranty. future plans include the further expansion of our product rang...
Higuera Bamboo Flooring
...higuera hardwoods llc was formed to offer you a wide choice of only the finest flooring, mouldings and stair parts products from around the world in 2001. higuera hardwoods carries a full line of the finest grade-a bamboo flooring, bamboo mouldings, bamboo stair parts, bamboo plywood's and veneers are available. the construction and finish of our bamboo products we feel ...
Kincaid Furniture
...e a skilled and dedicated family of employees in western north carolina who take great pride in crafting kincaid furniture. our commitment to domestic manufacturing is very real and is a large part of who we are. additionally, we integrate globally sourced products and components which enable us to offer a wide variety of styles and materials. in either case, the quality standards are th...
Garden State Tile
...tate tile is a direct importer and distributor of fine ceramic, porcelain, and decorative tile, natural stone, and setting materials. product selections range from basic builder grade ceramics to artisan crafted glass mosaics. we also carry grouts, mortars, adhesives, epoxies, waterproofing, crack isolation products, caulks, and sealants from bostik findley. and we proudly carry miracle ...
California Classics by Gemwoods
...california classics floors are made exclusively for the southwest united states.our goal is to make it affordable for you to own a wood floor that’s truly a work of hand-made art. in a world of shortcuts and compromises, we produce flooring the slow, painstaking way. and it shows in every plank that leaves our facility. from the uncompromising choice of source woods, to true hand carvin...
Wilsonart HD Surfacing
...warm to the touch, with designs and textures unavailable in other luxury materials,wilsonart hd is a welcome alternative; there is simply no other surface like it.  and one more dramatic surprise - wilsonart hd is a surprising value when compared to other luxury surfaces. in fact, this may be the most affordable luxury you’ll ever make your own...
Bella Cera Hardwood Floors
... bella cera brings a passion for old-world craftsmanship to hardwood flooring our goal is to make it affordable for you to own a wood floor that's truly a work of hand-made art. in a world of shortcuts and compromises, we produce flooring the slow, painstaking way. and it shows in every plank that leaves our facility. from the uncompromising choice of source woods, to true hand carving by s...
XGRASS
...xgrass offers synthetic grass that will revolutionize your landscaping. designed to look just like healthy, well-trimmed natural grass, our artificial turf requires very little upkeep to stay looking beautiful...
BlueStar Ranges
...are throughout the 1950's that was sold under the name "prizerware". prizer continued to produce cooking ranges until 1975, when the decision was made to dedicate its facility to the contract parts and assembly market, producing stoves for major brand names. in fact, for several years prizer produced professional gas ranges for the garland brand. this business was the backbone of priz...
Hanssem Cabinets
...from its headquarters in south plainfield, nj, hanssem corporation supplies cabinetry to a network of more than 200 independent dealers and company showrooms from boston to washington, d.c. we manufacture all cabinetry in its south plainfield, nj plant, using state-of-the-art machinery and finishing systems. we use only the finest materials from the industries leading suppliers and com...
Houzer Sinks
...ns and sculptural details, houzer sink achieves a dazzling presence for your kitchen and are the perfect complement to professional-grade appliances set against today's rich palette of stone, quartz, and solid surface countertops. combining the highest quality materials and artisan's attention to line and detail, houzer sinks are painstakingly crafted to satisfy the sophisticated con...
LG Surfaces
...ough, easy to clean, hygienic, stain-resistant, and backed by a 15-year transferable warranty, one of the best in the industry. each of our products—hi-macs® acrylic solid surface and viatera® quartz surfaces—are available in a wide variety of colors and designs, making it easy to find what’s right for your home, your style, your life...
Dalyn Rug Company
...their garage in 1979 and has endured through 4 generations up to this day. we are committed to offering expertly-crafted, fashion-forward rugs that are affordable and of great value. from the very start dalyn has deliberately worked, not to be the largest, but to be the best rug company in the industry. with this in mind, our foundation is based on the integrity of our employees, a commitment to ...
Kabinart
...welcome to kabinart. our company was founded in 1963, based on the core beliefs of building strong personal relationships and creating exceptional quality and value in every product we make. we've consciously chosen to forgo national home center business and high profile marketing, in favor of investing in the best possible product value, delivered in under four weeks and backed by loc...
Legacy Cabinets
...improving their current one.  we are commited to providing superior cabinets at fair prices, honoring every promise we make, and helping families turn their dreams into reality. it is at the heart of everything we do...
Corbett Lighting
...oduce breathtaking and singular pieces, making corbett lighting the leader in high-quality lighting. corbett lighting wins "lighting manufacturer of the year" award at the 22nd and 23rd annual arts award gala. ...
Fanimation
... variety of venues. fanimation's founder and ceo, tom frampton, is well known for his creativity and entrepreneurial spirit. tom began fanimation in his garage, with three fan designs. from the start, our benchmark designs have set the standard for the industry, including the islander®, featuring the original palm leaf fan blade®; the palisade® with its vertical rotation design; and the ...
Sonneman - A Way of Light
...robert sonneman pioneered modern lighting making it an art form. since 1967, his world famous designs have been the subject of countless articles and exhibitions many of which have become classics of the modern era. robert's passion for contemporary design extends through a diverse practice of architectural design and product innovation for the home...
Rusco Window Company
...indows for people who know and appreciate quality. look at what goes into every window, and you'll understand and appreciate the "rusco difference". our vinyl windows are made at our state-of-the-art manufacturing facility in the blue ridge mountains of virginia. stock sizes are offered, as well as special sizes in all common configurations. options include in-house mulling, shop-applied...
Kane Area Rugs
...ca, europe and the middle east ensures prompt and efficient service-as quickly as 48 hours. kane innovates, never imitates in-house designers create trend setting patterns with state of the art weaving equipment. creativity brought to fruition at our european and asian facilities where stunning and intricate designs and custom combinations give kane the design flexibility to make a...
Green Choice Flooring
... and employees, are a high priority.   fair wages and a healthy work environment are also things we value in the manufacturing process  . green choice flooring international has partnered with select manufacturers ensuring consistent quality.   we work directly with our partners to influence and monitor the entire process. and we are continually creating new and inn...
Kraus Laminate Floors
...kraus started to spread its wings into global economy in 1980's with a dedicated sales team for the expanding overseas market. consistent attention has developed a strong customer base in over 35 countries. today, kraus remains canada's number one carpet exporter. distribution channels in the united states and mexico were established long before signing of the free trade agreement. sis...
Kraus Hardwood Floors
...kraus started to spread its wings into global economy in 1980's with a dedicated sales team for the expanding overseas market. consistent attention has developed a strong customer base in over 35 countries. today, kraus remains canada's number one carpet exporter. distribution channels in the united states and mexico were established long before signing of the free trade agreement. sis...
Vinyl Guard Window & Doors Systems
..., vinylguard can provide attractive, energy efficient products of only the highest quality. your satisfaction is guaranteed by our outstanding lifetime warranty, simply put, 100% coverage on all parts, workmanship, and labor, fully transferable and non pro-rated! ...
The Onyx Collection
...the onyx collection manufactures shower bases, shower pans, lavatories, tub surrounds, fireplace hearths, slabs, seats, trim and other shower accessories to your specifications in almost any sizes, shapes, and colors, for your bathroom remodeling needs...
American Guild Wood Flooring
...american guild® is a lifestyle design house for exceptional flooring that celebrates the tradition of craftsmanship alongside the restless spirit of modern innovation.artisan purveyors of the highest regard, we are also passionate students of interior design, dedicated to creating the necessary elements that bring both residential and commercial spaces to life. this combination results in...
Armstrong Luxury Vinyl Floors
... to do is peel the liner sheet and stick the plank in place. if you make a mistake, just remove the plank and re-stick it. you can keep moving the planks into different positions until the adhesive starts to set. ...
Birch & Willow
...willow is an artisan studio that creates warm and peaceful lighting. we use organic materials - birch, willow, reeds, paper. we make our fixtures by hand in an artist's loft in fort point channel, boston, ma. we sell around the world and we customize each order to suit your needs...
Cx Design
...d, undisputed center of the world’s most treasured glass. the cx design process begins in the cx creative lab in soho, new york city. missio, who is not only a designer but also a painter and art historian, infuses the colors, shapes, and finishes of exotic ottoman-inspired venetian glasswork into clean, organic designs. her extensive line is appropriate for virtually any interior be...
A19 Lighting Fixtures
... a-19 is fueled by inspiration – inspiration that is reflected in our work. and our customers, who bring our ceramic lighting fixtures into their homes, share the passion and inspiration of our artists – and the company – that created them. ...
Jelinek Cork Flooring
...linek cork group (jcg) is over 150 years old. today it is one of the oldest continually active cork companies in the world. it remains a privately owned, fifth generation family run company headquartered in canada with subsidiary warehousing, office, and/or production facilities in various countries around the world. jcg ships cork products to over thirty different countries each year. ...
Carlisle Wide Plank Floors
...at carlisle wide plank floors our end product is more than just a floor. it’s a true representation of traditional folk art, lovingly crafted and destined to become a treasured family heirloom. we take a personal interest in each of our customer’s lifestyles, the type of home they live in, and the kind of look they have in mind. then we focus our efforts on building a beautiful, customized...
Royal Dutch Rugs
...terns and tufted products at mid-tier pricing, making its consumer base significantly more widespread than stanton’s more affluent consumer base. with the support of stanton’s unsurpassed style partnered with sensible price points, royal dutch continues to produce a product line in wools and synthetics that is in high demand nationwide...
Trout River Wood Flooring
...trout river lumber l.l.c. is a spib mill located in central virginia in nottoway county. we are producers of pattern stock in southern pine, new heart and longleaf heart pine utilizing properly dried and conditioned materials. trl is a leader in the pre-finished flooring industry, and not only produces the virginia plantation collection, but is a primary producer for several leading fl...
Kitchen Kompact
...tchen cabinet manufacturers association as meeting or exceeding the strictest standards in the industry. made in america kitchen kompact is proud to be among those manufacturers featured in the article "made in america" on abcnews.com >. we have provided affordable oak and maple cabinetry made in america for over 55 years ...
Southern Traditions Hardwood Floors
...southern traditions hardwood floors is fine hand-scraped hardwood flooring. carved by true artisans, this beautiful wide plank hardwood flooring is available in eight series based on hardwood species, colors and manufacturing techniques...
Naturelle Luxury Vinyl Tile
...adore started making vinyl tiles in 1979 in a small factory next to its parent companys chemical plant. in 2009, adore marks its 30th anniversary by shipping distinctive luxury vinyl planks and tiles for the commercial flooring market to countries around the globe from the worlds largest luxury vinyl tile maufacturing facility. ...
Joy Carpets
...exciting patterns add energy to any room.  choose from hundreds of styles in our design archives, or we can make your unique concept a reality with our custom capabilities, including state of the art, high-definition, injection dyeing. ...
Lexmark Carpet Mills
... after others would have faded. whether you're seeking the subtlety of neutral patterns or the richness of vibrant colors or modern styles, our mission is to help you make your space whatever your heart desires. carpet is comforting and classic. area rugs are enticing and space-enhancing. and lexmark residential would love to create with you. lexmark residential believes you deserve something d...
Siberian Wood Floors
.... perfect for casual or formal decor, the warmth and beauty of siberian floors transcends time.   siberian floors are milled to exacting standards and pre-finished at our state-of-the-art manufacturing facility outside moscow, russia.   siberian floors brings a new dimension to the word custom. from our wide selection of products, you can mix and match any pattern, color an...
Stanton Runners
...ognized today as one of the nation's leading manufacturers and importers of decorative, high-quality branded carpet and custom rugs. today stanton is a portfolio company of linsalata capital partners, a private equity firm based out of cleveland, ohio. stanton's three quality carpet divisions represent all key facets of the soft flooring arena: stanton carpet, royal dutch carpets and...
Showplace Cabinetry
...in just a very few years showplace has gone from a standing start to being a major national brand. that's because a whole lot of customers like the showplace mix of product, flexibility and price.      it all began with an idea: create a cabinetry brand that makes sense. a small group of experienced cabinetry professionals gathered together in 1999, headed by tony bour, a name well kno...
Bayer Interior Woods
...bayer interior woods has been providing exceptional interior solutions for the cabinetry and home building industries. located in the rural heart of central minnesota, our 80,000 sq ft facility houses a community of craftsmen who manufacture unique, custom wood products for the discerning homeowner. these fine products are brought to the market place through our elite partner dealers. ut...
Sidelines Inc
...sion is to bring stylish, high end, high quality items to you and your customers. we do this by merging modern designs with luxurious textures and finishes, creating a new vision that brings true artistry to home organization. ...
Hayim & Company Rugs Canada
...hayim's ownership changed hands to mr. walia, who purchased hayim & company and moved its operations to canada. since our start up in canada, hayim has enjoyed sales increases every year. as our sales grew we kept moving our operations into larger facilities. we are now centrally located in brampton, at 1310 steeles ave. e. this facility houses our show room, head office and a 30,000 square fo...
Fourbro
...fourbro frames is a wholesale distributor of wall decor, including mirrors, framed art, oil paintings, canvas transfers, giclee reproductions, limited edition prints, and one-of-a-kind exclusive designs. ...
Tarkett FiberFloor
... we had this crazy idea that flooring could be smart, practical and beautiful. so we built tarkett fiberfloor. it stands up to real-life water, moisture, scuffs, scratches and indentations in a warm, comfortable and it-looks-great kind of way. ...
Joanne Fabrics
...gest national fabric distributors in canada. after firmly establishing itself in the canadian market, joanne successfully ventured into the united states under the name j.f. fabrics inc. headquartered in toronto, canada, joanne sells to over 15,000 customers across north america, marketing our product under the name joanne and j.f. fabrics. joanne’s customer base is quite diversified. c...
Versatrim
...ufacturer of laminate moldings.   versatrim moldings are available in eight different profiles including multitrim, t-molding, reducers end caps stair nose, lvt stair nose, wall base, and quarter round. versatrim transitions provide coverage for nearly any flooring thickness. they take the headache and guesswork out of the equation when it comes to laminate moldings, by providing c...
Bella Citta Hardwood Flooring
...bella citta® is a modern revival of an artistic timeless floor crafted after old world european designs. bella citta® is offered in a wide array of exquisite patterns featured with beautiful colors and treatments that bring out the true antique look and the beauty of the wood. bella citta® gives a room richer feeling and sophistication by gratifying all interior décor styles from vintage ...
Bamboo Flooring Hawaii
... of the flooring choices in our exclusive line are ideal for both residential and commercial applications. the combination of beauty, durability and easy maintenance makes our bamboo flooring a smart choice for any home or business. ...
Robina Cork Flooring
...your feet, especially in rooms where you may stand for extended periods of time. cork is hypo-allergenic and anti-static, resisting the growth of mold and mildew while detracting dust and pollen particles. ...
Eco Fusion Flooring
...ecofusion is an aptly named and dynamic new line of flooring. ecofusion flooring products blend renewable and recyclable products from the earth and “fuse” them into innovative flooring solutions for the home. we take products such as renewable bamboo and recycled hardwood scraps from furniture factories and turn them into beautiful flooring fashion. we developed the ecofusion line of p...
Speartek Tile & Stone
...speartek tile and stone, a distributor to the trade, is one of the fastest growing importers /distributors of decorative natural stone, tile and glass in the southeast. speartek is headquartered in atlanta, georgia and has an office in denizli, turkey. the speartek team offers clients a robust product line of middle to high end materials, including marble, glass, travertine, and limestone...
Shaw ClearTouch Carpet
...shaw is pleased to introduce a line of carpets featuring the company's new cleartouch® bcf pet with recycled content. like the bcf cleartouch introduced in 2005, the new cleartouch is a continuous filament fiber that offers the inherent attributes of polyester as well as exceptional performance characteristics, such as excellent appearance retention and long-term wear. an added benefit of ...
Artisan Hardwood Floors
...nothing compares to the richness and warmth of real hardwood flooring. artisan floors proudly features two distinct versions of real wood flooring. solid and engineered wood floors once installed become a part of the home for generations. today's pre-finished, low maintenance no-wax selection of wood floors have never been easier to live with. options to fit any budget combined with new ...
Kraus Luxury Vinyl Floors
...continuous process improvements state-of-the-art manufacturing technology and strict control procedures provide an excellent environment for quality. kraus assures customers and specifiers that a documented continuous improvement system is in place. every employee participates in total quality management. every measurement tool undergoes scheduled calibration to ensure that production st...
Surface Art Tile
... surface art was founded in 2001 on the simple principle of providing high fashion, high quality products from all over the world to the western united states. since then, it has grown from just two employees in a small office in seattle, to a company that now stocks over 5,000 products in warehouses totaling more than 150,000 square feet. owner mike stupfel, with over 35 years of exper...
Emser Natural Stone
...spitality, restaurant, multi-family housing, tenant improvement and office, kitchen and bath, healthcare, higher education, rv and manufactured housing or insurance replacements, emser is your right partner. we have expanded our capabilities to take care of each customer’s unique needs. ...
InterCeramic® USA Stone
...interceramic, a top manufacturer and distributor of ceramic tile and natural stone in north america was founded in 1979 by oscar almeida, his family and partners. today, oscar’s son, victor almeida is the chairman and the chief executive officer operating all interceramic business in canada, united states, mexico, central america, and china. during the first two years of business, internacional...
Durango Stone
...s indispensable elements of their glorious creations. the simple, yet elegant finish provided by marble limestone and travertine was the distinguishing element which separated the works of art from regular buildings. with authentic durango stone™ our mission is to provide lasting satisfaction by providing you the high quality craftsmanship that many civilizations enjoyed in...
Schmidt Cabinet Company
...nd the hum of the distant sawmill. this is an area where craftsmen are molded. they take their dreams and turn them into reality. in l959, john h. schmidt and his two sons, calvin and oddas, started their dream-schmidt cabinet company. they had a simple philosophy; build it right, keep it affordable, and build it to last. as the years passed, the schmidt family grew. as the second genera...
Horizons Window Fashions
...when craftsman joseph perkowitz arrived in the united states in 1891 and started the first perkowitz family window fashions store in evanston illinois, he began a family tradition that has lasted over 100 years. today the tradition continues with a third generation insisting on the same quality and workmanship that has been passed down. currently occupying a complex of 3 buildings in waukegan and...
Karran USA
...manufacturer, importer and distributor of karran acrylic, stainless steel and quartz sinks for residential and commercial kitchen and bathroom applications. ...
Artistry Hardwood Flooring
...artistry hardwood flooring is a division of catalina home. catalina was originally founded in 1975 as a high-end nylon carpet manufacturer under the name catalina carpet mills.  as the demand for high-end hard surface flooring began to increase, the decision to enter this market came in 1994.  today we are still owned and operated by the original founders; however we have added hardwood ...
Staron Solid Surface
...staron®solid surface, for architects and designers, staron® quartz surfacing material has been enhanced to suit the modern décor profile. we hope that you will continue to take interest in staron® quartz as the new standard for residential remodeling solution. ...
Maniscalco
...aniscalco / artistic stone gallery an established and successful manufacturer and distributor of natural stone products, exceeds customer expectations by being an international industry leader in product innovation, design and development. the company creates a sustainable competitive advantage for its customers. maniscalco / artistic stone gallery will continuously provide a caring level of servi...
Innovation Cabinetry
...-to-business, wholesale manufacturer and distributor. we directly connect with our customers, allowing them to bypass the tediousness and additional costs (associated with) of working with third-party intermediaries. we are members of the american society of interior designers (asid) and the national kitchen and bath association (nkba). the kitchen cabinet manufacturers association (kcm...
Forest Accents Laminate Flooring
... uniqueness and options in hardwood flooring. while that might seem simple in theory, a hardwood floor should be so much more than a flooring surface. it is a means to express yourself (like an artist) to present your specific design statement. your canvas should start here with forest accents because we offer so many options to assist you in your masterpiece. our hardwoods were chosen f...
Glazzio Tiles
...nd waterfalls · and any applications to suit your imagination with the use of effective spot lighting color glass tiles can turn the most undesirable of areas into a stunning and dazzling work of art. glazzio tiles stocks a large range of different color style and sizes. any item, which is not a stock can be custom made to suit your taste and requirements. ...
Kertiles
...e 2001 kertiles has been manufacturing in china, the largest porcelain tile producer in the world. we have been able to share our experience in the european and american markets with our chinese partners to produce a great selection of products. with offices in foshan, china, kertiles can guaranty service and quality inspections on all our shipments.  kertiles now offers the latest trends...
All Tile Ceramic/Porcelain
... we employ over 140 people. our headquarters is located inside our 150,000 square foot master distribution center in elk grove village, illinois. from this location, we supply our 54 lines of building materials to clients throughout 13 states in the north central region. our commitment to customer service, inventory, technology and innovation is top in our field. our outside and inside s...
All Tile Natural Stone
... we employ over 140 people. our headquarters is located inside our 150,000 square foot master distribution center in elk grove village, illinois. from this location, we supply our 54 lines of building materials to clients throughout 13 states in the north central region. our commitment to customer service, inventory, technology and innovation is top in our field. our outside and inside s...
All Tile Hardwood Flooring
... we employ over 140 people. our headquarters is located inside our 150,000 square foot master distribution center in elk grove village, illinois. from this location, we supply our 54 lines of building materials to clients throughout 13 states in the north central region. our commitment to customer service, inventory, technology and innovation is top in our field. our outside and inside s...
Palmetto Road Hardwood Floors
...one plank at a time, one detail at a time, the work of artisans meets the style of fashion-forward interior designers. this is the essence of palmetto road premium hardwood in every detail except the price. unlike any other modern manufacturer, palmetto road prepares its flooring in the old italian tradition, from uncompromising source wood selection to the final floor finish.  ...
Antrim Carpet
...lermo and palermo lineage. both feature a tip sheared, elegant and understated texture. antrim stocks over 600 broadloom items and boasts a robust fabricated rug program tailored to your needs. our artisans bring a tradition of centuries-old, time-honored skill and care to every rug or carpet we produce. from the spinning of wool to the intricate weaving of our luxurious textures and patterns,an...
Antrim Area Rugs
...our artisans bring a tradition of centuries-old, time-honored skill and care to every rug or carpet we produce. from the spinning of wool to the intricate weaving of our luxurious textures and patterns,antrim artisans are dedicated to producing outstanding floor coverings using the finest materials available. ...
Republic Hardwood Flooring
...f experience and expertise in the wood flooring industry allows us to offer the ideal combination of prompt delivery and accurate service. we take pride in using quality materials, state-of-the-art equipment and exacting safety and quality control measures to ensure that each and every customer receives the highest quality product.  ...
Republic Laminate Flooring
...f experience and expertise in the wood flooring industry allows us to offer the ideal combination of prompt delivery and accurate service. we take pride in using quality materials, state-of-the-art equipment and exacting safety and quality control measures to ensure that each and every customer receives the highest quality product.  ...
Dirt Killer Pressure Washers
...9001 certified for the design, manufacture and distribution of industrial pressure washers and related items. iso 9001 is an internationally recognized quality standard. dirt killer's strategic partner in germany is the kränzle company. the kränzle company was launched in 1974 by josef kränzle. from the very beginning the utmost importance was attached to the superior quality of pr...
Acclaim Lighting
...acclaim lighting was founded in 2003 as a designer / importer of decorative outdoor lighting fixtures, and was an outgrowth of a three-store retail lighting showroom business headquartered in augusta, georgia. our products are distributed primarily through lighting showrooms and electrical supply houses throughout most of the united states. having roots in the lighting showroom business, and stay...
Carandini Outdoor Lighting
...headquartered in barcelona, spain, carandini specializes in led and fluorescent outdoor lighting, including street lighting, flood lighting, roadway lighting and industrial lighting applications. a range of innovative lighting products are powered by traditional sources as well as solar energy....
AFX Lighting
...creating stylish, energy-efficient lighting through smart technology when you consider lighting, be original, be bold, be environmentally smart. choose afx. offering the perfect union of lighting beauty and smart design, our products have re-defined energy efficient lighting. utilizing the latest led technology, fluorescent lamping, state-of-the-art ballasts and top-notch design engineering, afx ...
American Brass & Crystal
...american brass and crystal has truly embraced the old world style of manufacturing with masterful artisans putting pure attention to detail into every fixture they create. our manufacturing facility holds more raw brass components than any lighting manufacturer in the world. this allows us to choose from thousands of raw individual castings to personally create the chandelier you chose for your ho...
American Bright
...olutionize how retailers are viewing refrigerated display case lighting by offering up to 70% energy savings. american bright also has an outstanding reputation as a developmental and manufacturing partner of oem lighting fixture companies. our in-house engineering expertise and sourcing connections offer oem customers the ability to enter and stand-out in the solid-state lighting arena, with low...
Aptations
...reasons for having the right mirror…. we want you to look great and have total confidence when you go out into the world, and….. we want your bathroom to look great too. that is why we have partnered with some of the best retailers and hotels in the world. we want you to have access to our beautiful mirrors – the large vanity mirrors in our sergeña collection the led lighted magnifi...
Bad Dog Editions
...what we offer is a revolutionary approach to art selection and purchase. before we began this incredible journey, we spent a lot of time examining how this industry works. the truth we discovered was very simple. we realized that we could do it better! what sets us apart from our contemporaries – our special sauce – is all about how we produce our art. at bad dog editi...
Artcraft Lighting
...over 60 years have passed since albert cohen and samuel bernstein started the "artcraft" group of companies. they had some very simple principles to guide them – conduct your business honestly and with integrity, have pride in your work, show respect for everyone you deal with, be creative in your thoughts and action, give back to your community, and family is above all. these values have been pa...
Blackjack Lighting
...blackjack lighting is a design- and technology-driven lighting manufacturer headquartered in suburban chicago. founded by award-winning lighting designer stephen blackman, blackjack lighting caters to a market that places a premium on stunning design, smart engineering and the very newest led lighting technology for task, ambient and general decorative lighting. the collection includes led chandel...
Cree Led Lighting
...arch breakthroughs and industry-leading products that cree has developed over the years in led lighting and power and rf devices. community engagementlearn more about cree's charitable initiatives, partnering organizations and corporate community engagement policy. cree has received thousands of patents in over twenty countries around the world. to accelerate the adoption of products in new and ...
Bartson Fabrics
...located 15 miles northwest of new york city in midland park, new jersey, bartson fabrics incorporated imports fine textiles from around the world for distribution throughout the united states and canada.  the company now known as bartson fabrics incorporated was founded in 1917 by albert j. bartson as albert j. bartson fabrics.  weaving was performed on a loom in a garage in m...
Dale Tiffany
...founded in 1979, dale tiffany started out manufacturing both art glass lamps and windows. within two years the company's main focus became tiffany-styled lamps and shades, emphasizing high-quality reproductions of louis comfort tiffany's designs. at the same time, dale became the first factory worldwide to standardize stained-glass production and became a national resource for a product category t...
Interia Hospitality
...  combined, we offer a unique and innovative packages that offer exceptional value and tremendous design flexibility. we start with the premise that the casegoods form the foundation of great interiors, that mood and design are expressed through the choice of fabrics, upholstery, art and accessories. our collections emphasize clean designs, versatile finishes, and durable quality c...
Adesso Lighting
...hout the hefty price tag, look no further than adesso! adesso has established itself with its ever evolving line of contemporary lighting. with an exceptional lighting design that is characterized by artful shapes and unique materials, adesso uses clean lines and bold colors to sustain its modern appeal. the well priced modern lamps featured by adesso, will beautifully accent any home or office wi...
PPG Voice of Color
...ppg the voice of color® is all about you, your personality, your style, your five senses. it is a personal, collaborative color program that seeks to engage you no matter how you start your color journey – by color family, by project or by designer collection. ...
AG&M
... since 1992, ag&m has been a worldwide leader in granite, marble, quartz, tile and soapstone supply. we have eight u.s. sales centers and slab yards and a globetrotting management team. our deep industry experience and excellent reputation give us access to the finest quarries in the world, while our diverse customer base gives us the buying power to bring our customers top quali...
MetroQuartz
...since 1992, ag&m has been a worldwide leader in granite, marble, quartz, tile and soapstone supply. we have eight u.s. sales centers and slab yards and a globetrotting management team. our deep industry experience and excellent reputation give us access to the finest quarries in the world, while our diverse customer base gives us the buying power to bring our customers top quality natural stone at...
Artisan Waterproof Flooring
...all of our spc and wpc flooring is 100 percent waterproof, which means they can go where engineered or laminate products weren’t sensible — bathrooms, basements, restaurant kitchens, commercial offices, and beyond. the possibilities are limitless. spc (stone plastic composite) and wpc (wood polymer composite) are the latest in innovative flooring material technology — offering high performance an...
Palacio Collection
...the mission hardwood collection offers floors that are hand crafted by skilled artisans to offer a traditional charm combining the best of the past with today’s sophisticated style. ...
Mission Collection
...beautiful natural, stained and artistic finishes and various width options can be combined to create beautiful patterns.  design your room to fit your lifestyle – the mission hardwood collection has the hardwood flooring you’ve been looking for! ...
Linco Toscana Hardwood Flooring
...since 2005, linco floors has been a leading wholesaler serving both laminate and engineered wood flooring market. our collections are inspired by real world places of beauty and our art directors play a vital role in product development. with a whole new round of luxurious collection releases, all of the flooring collections feature a patented locking system and are carb phase 2 complian...
EarthWerks Luxury Vinyl Flooring
...earthwerks believes in building long-time relationships with our customers. we continually do this through providing style, service & availability. we feel that these are 3-key rules to ensure we provide the best for each and every customer, because we are lvt. ...
Crossville Commercial
...ns that turn mere surfaces into “breathing” living environments—we are committed to pioneering products and practices that change the way the world views tile. a curran group company, crossville is part of a family-owned, privately held corporation dedicated to building on the values of family, partnership, integrity, improvement and respect. ...
Milliken Residential Carpet
...milliken’s roots date back to 1865 when seth milliken and william deering founded deering milliken company, a small woolen fabrics company in portland, maine. deering soon left to start his own company. in 1868, seth milliken moved the company headquarters to new york city, at that time the heart of the american textile industry. in 1884, the company invested in a new facility in pacolet...
Ace Hardware
...we are your local hardware store and we are a part of your community. over 4,600 of ace's 4,700 stores around the globe are independently owned and operated by local entrepreneurs. these hard working men and women are part of the fabric of your community. they are small business owners who are local and loyal...just like it ought to be. while others have become large and impersonal, at ace, we've ...
Freud Tools
...at freud, we take to heart the time, money and creativity you dedicate to each woodworking project. that is why our philosophy is to consistently strive for perfection in cutting tool performance. freud meticulously analyzes every detail of the woodworker’s needs and requirements; enabling us to design and produce superior tailored solutions. the level of precision that goes into each cutting tool...
CLARK+ KENSINGTON® Paints
...choosing the top-rated paint is smart. choosing a paint and primer in one that cuts down on work and comes in any color you want? well, that's simply brilliant...
MSI Tile
...m s international, inc. is a leading nationwide distributor of flooring, countertop, wall tile and hardscaping products. headquartered in orange, california, msi maintains more than 20 distribution centers across the united states and canada. msi also has purchasing offices in india, china, brazil, and turkey. ...
Shannon Specialty Floors
...ependable, durable and beautiful commercial resilient flooring — an outstanding, high quality product line that’s matched only by our uncompromising service. our expert sales representatives work in partnership with you, delivering the insights, enthusiasm and collaboration to help you meet deadlines and exceed expectations. since 1921, that’s been more than our mission — it’s been our promise. wh...
Otto Home Goods
...otto home goods has a foundation story, which draws 5 different lives together. the real history behind the foundation story is that 3 of these 5 lives had the same start; 3 that grew up in the same city, graduated from the same school and department (blacksea technical university, civil engineering). they later drifted apart and scattered around the world, but continued their friendship as it was...
Otto Tile
...luxury line, consisting of 18 collections of high quality marble and travertine as well as beautiful porcelain and ceramic tile. magnolia tile sources its materials from within their exclusive partnership with eight affiliate companies located at alicante, spain-carrara. italy – afyon and aydin, turkey – xiamen, foshan and shanghai, china, and devon, england. ...
Homecrest American Artisan
...bishop is a full line floor-covering distributor servicing retailers in michigan, indiana, and western ohio. we represent some of the strongest brand names in vinyl, resilient, laminate, cork, luxury tile, wood, carpet, and flooring accessories. ...
Beauflor® Crafted Plank & Tile
...learn more about our different plank and tile options to find out which is right for you. with our expansive collection of textures, patterns and finishes, you're bound to find a beautiful and smart solution for every room in your home. ...
van Gelder Luxury Vinyl
... natures view planks are available in 6 designs that range from light to dark wood tones. the planks are composed of three vinyl layers: a vinyl backing layer,a vinyl print film layer and a tough vinyl top wear layer. the heavy gauge backing and annealed construction offer excellent dimensional stability and wear resistance, while the tough wear layer ensures superior stain resistance ...
Beauflor® Blacktex Vinyl Flooring
...our smart tex collection is ideal for when you're facing uneven subfloors, which is often the case in older houses. the secret of tex is in the textile backing that functions as a buffer for small subfloors irregularities.moreover, our tex collection is perfectly suitable for looselay on surfaces of up to 40m². this makes installation a breeze, as tex floors don't require to be glued down....
Aacer Sports Flooring
...aacer sports flooring is the world leader in high performance recreational wood sports floor system design. aacerchannel™, aacerflex™, and aacer scissorloc™ are just a few floors that set aacer apart from the competition. aacerchannel™ is our patented fixed floating performance system. aacerflex™ is our shock absorbing performance system featuring our aacer tripower® performance pad with...
DalTile® Countertops
...what’s the best kitchen countertop? how do i select a standout kitchen island? debating between quartzite vs. granite or marble vs. quartz countertop? shopping for a countertop comes with a lot of questions. our extensive selection includes every option, from the finest natural stone to enduring one quartz to our award-winning panoramic porcelain. our stone center experts can help guide you thro...
Rosecore Area Rugs
...acquired in 2010, the rosecore carpet division has been the premier supplier of fine broadloom and hand-loomed floorcovering products for over 30 years. with a rich history of artisan craftsmanship and innovative design, rosecore's exquisite floorcoverings enhance exclusive interiors around the world. roscore produces a number of prominent collections including supreme bliss from the sup...
Xl Flooring Luxury Vinyl Plank
... we use cutting edge print technology to deliver the gorgeous natural look of a wood plank. the high definition print layer creates a floor so realistic, you have to touch it to believe it. ...
Crescent Carpet
...pet importers was proudly added to the stanton family in 2016. with a legacy spanning over two decades, crescent carpet is known for bespoke, trend-forward designs in luxurious colors and materials, particularly wool and wool blends. the style is globally influenced by generations of expert artisans based all around the world. the beautiful, hand-loomed bedford cord is one of the lines standout ...
Crescent Rugs
...importers was proudly added to the stanton family in 2016. with a legacy spanning over two decades, crescent carpet is known for bespoke, trend-forward designs in luxurious colors and materials, particularly wool and wool blends. the style is globally influenced by generations of expert artisans based all around the world.  ...
Lanart Rug
... lanart’s mission is to exceed the expectations of our customers by offering outstanding customer service, superior quality, and greater value in order to satisfy the end consumer. lanart is a recognized leader in style and quality in the area rug business; we are proud to be your premiere source for area rugs. ...
Mountain Engineered Wood Flooring
...we are always at your service with prompt and friendly response.   our competitive price, elegant selections, technical support, friendly after-sale service, reflects our commitment to be your partner in the wood flooring industry. ...
Vinylasa Luxury Vinyl
...in 1950 sr.kanan s, kanan resk started a small company, a pioneer in manufacturing and marketing of vinyl flooring. working under the values ​​of honesty, hard work and responsibility, he manage to become a leader in vinyl coatings. ...
Vinylasa VCT
...in 1950 sr.kanan s, kanan resk started a small company, a pioneer in manufacturing and marketing of vinyl flooring. working under the values ​​of honesty, hard work and responsibility, he manage to become a leader in vinyl coatings. ...
Six Degrees Luxury Vinyl Plank
... when you select a floor from six degrees, you can rest assured you have selected one made from the highest quality, locally-sourced raw materials in a state of the art, family-owned factory, right here in the usa. our products are both durable and beautiful ...
Tandus Centiva LVT
...tandus centiva is committed to designing and manufacturing internationally recognized lvt flooring products in a world class manner. our focus is on the customer with whom we work as partners from flooring concept and design through manufacturing and finally to the recycling of our products. ...
EF Contract Broadloom
...part of the fastest-growing, most progressive family of flooring companies, engineered floors. we stand for confidence in quality, relentless service and doing right by all. our products are inspired by you: offering the carpet and hard-surface flooring that you want and need, that you’ve been seeking but unable to find, until now. every collection, pattern and colorway are created with best in...
Amazon Wood Floors
... committed to offering unique, quality wood flooring products. amazon wood floors sells directly to authorized dealers who sell directly to you, the public. amazon’s commitment to quality starts by sourcing the finest and most dense exotic and european oak raw hardwoods from around the globe. each plank is precision milled, textured and finished utilizing the most advanced technolog...
Arte Mundi Wood Floors
... arte mundi offers an array of premium, luxury, hardwood flooring masterfully tailored to meet your family’s needs. create your dream kitchen, foyer, or powder room, and walk on the floor of luxury with the help and inspiration of arte mundi. utilize the images below to find your inspiration, and flooring solutions, as you visualize luxurious flooring options destined to fit your floori...
Innova Collection by Artisan
...featuring dura shield™, the innova collection is our keystone wpc (wood polymer composite) offering. the wide range of amazingly natural-looking shades and textures capture modern color trends — as well as classic favorites — from our engineered wood collections. innova collection flooring is 100 percent waterproof, and can go where engineered or laminate products weren’t sensible — bath...
Arte Mundi - Bauhaus Collection
...our contemporary take on flooring is crafted from the finest, most durable materials perfect for city living.  if you’re remodeling, planning a new floor plan, or upgrading from carpet to flooring, the bauhaus collection captures beautifully refined, modern-day enhancements in contemporary flooring that will transform your living space into modern-day luxury.   
Arte Mundi - Nouveau Collection
... the nouveau collection is designed to revive any room in need of a traditional makeover.  inspired by 18th century greek and roman décor, the nouveau collection is lush with antique artistry pronounced by the  hand scraped surface. the chiseled edges and smooth finish offers bold character, and style, perfect for living rooms, patio areas, kitchens, and family rooms.  the ...
Arte Mundi - Renaissance Collection
...the renaissance collection is built with the guarantee of durability, and  timeless aesthetic.  from source woods to the finest floor finish, this uncompromising collection displays a remarkable rustic appeal, and superior quality.  the classic birch, and high-quality white oak creates a tranquil, country-like atmosphere, with hard wood flooring conducive to rural living, an...
Tlg Stone Design
...rtops, kitchen cabinets. tlg stone design inc., is serving in northern virginia, maryland and washington dc and fairfax, virginia. we have a huge variety of custom design options which set us apart from the competition. we carry all popular kitchen cabinets and countertops including quartz (silestone, caesarstone), granite, marble. get a brand new custom kitchen or bathroom from the expe...
The Wallpaper Company
...the wallpaper company was founded in 2011 by the same family who still runs it today under the same core values of work ethics and integrity. ​ headquartered in the beautiful city of miami, the wallpaper company maintains a regional network of showrooms and sales representatives worldwide.  ​ we offer some of the most advanced wallcovering products for both residential and co...
Engineered Floors Carpet Tile
...introducing smart squares, the most affordable all in one flooring solution for every space in your home. we have taken some of our most popular and stylish residential products and transformed them into 18” x 18” carpet tiles. we use proprietary technology to cut the tiles and never touch the face fiber, leaving a virtually seamless appearance. using our unique peel & stick system, smart squa...
Sarana Tile Porcelain/Ceramic
...n dedication, loyalty, professionalism, and friendly service. we are committed to client satisfaction and customer service at a competitive price. we are ready to assist with your projects from start to finish, and are truly proud of the reputation that we have gained throughout the flooring industry over the last three decades. at both of our locations, our experienced staff are always r...
Sarana Tile Natural Stone
...n dedication, loyalty, professionalism, and friendly service. we are committed to client satisfaction and customer service at a competitive price. we are ready to assist with your projects from start to finish, and are truly proud of the reputation that we have gained throughout the flooring industry over the last three decades. at both of our locations, our experienced staff are always r...
Fuzion Flooring Hardwood
...wether it is our own hardwood floor manufacturing facilities, or those of our partner-suppliers, at fuzion we are always striving to bring safe, responsibly harvested, and sustainable products to our customers. fuzion flooring is a family oriented company, and when it comes to the environment, we put the future of our families first. ...
Fuzion Flooring Luxury Vinyl
...wether it is our own hardwood floor manufacturing facilities, or those of our partner-suppliers, at fuzion we are always striving to bring safe, responsibly harvested, and sustainable products to our customers. fuzion flooring is a family oriented company, and when it comes to the environment, we put the future of our families first. ...
Fuzion Flooring Laminate Flooring
...wether it is our own hardwood floor manufacturing facilities, or those of our partner-suppliers, at fuzion we are always striving to bring safe, responsibly harvested, and sustainable products to our customers. fuzion flooring is a family oriented company, and when it comes to the environment, we put the future of our families first. ...
Fuzion Flooring Carpet Tile
... flooring types to install. whether you prefer double-sided tape or adhesive, almost anyone can get the job done. • it’s beyond low maintenance. a simple vacuum usually takes care of any noticeable particles or dirt. • achieve attractive, patterned looks that will have others in awe. • far less waste is generated during a carpet tile installation versus broadloom. carpet tiles have been used i...
Instalex Tile
...the estima® porcelain tile is widely used in today`s building industry both as an exterior and interior finish material in public buildings and facilities: business centers, headquarters of major companies, underground and railway stations, shopping malls, stadiums, hotels, restaurant, private houses and apartments. a wide variety of colors and designs enables the most ambitious architec...
Glitsa
...dvancing, optimizing our techniques and formulas, while remaining true to classic swedish principles. our mastery lies in enhancing the natural beauty of wood with finishes of exceptional purity. we partner with key distributors throughout north america to bring this quality and performance to the contractors, architects and design professionals seeking only the finest-quality flooring finishes fo...
Cabinetwright
...our process starts with a selection of the finest woods and materials. we then manufacture our cabinets using traditional craftsman techniques such as multi-step finishing and hand sanding. we have an exceptional value because we have used all our available purchasing and manufacturing resources. we combine a high quality product with an exceptional price. our team consists of over 30 ye...
Showplace Renew
...showplace renew is a product line of showplace wood products, inc. our headquarters and primary manufacturing facilities are in harrisburg, south dakota. we have a second plant in beresford, south dakota. showplace renew is sold only through our nationwide network of independent dealer partners. it is not sold on the web, through buying clubs or catalogs, or at "big box" home centers. ...
Stanton Commercial Carpet
...ve, high-quality carpet and custom rugs. stanton now encompasses multiple brands that enclose all facets of decorative flooring including: antrim, rosecore, crescent and hibernia. with its headquarters on long island, new york, and its customer service, distribution & fabrication center in calhoun, georgia, stanton carpet remains committed to its core mission of delivering the finest in d...
Aurora Hardwood
...in order to consistently achieve this, we’ve created strict quality control systems throughout our operation.  in addition, we utilize only the latest technologies and state-of-the-art equipment in our facilities with the highest quality raw materials and finishes for producing our high-end products.  for this reason we confidently offer floors that come with 50-year, 25-year, an...
Azure Reserve
...ak planks to highlight the natural unique character in every plank. thermal treated process enhances the natural patina to create a country chic and modern décor for your home. designer selected earth tone colors inspired by the latest trends. ...
Gulistan Carpets
...the new gulistan is part of a larger company. the parent company is lonesome oak trading company based in eton, ga. -lonesome oak trading company or lotc, has been producing carpets and yarns for over 25 years. lotc has three basic business units; yarn conversion, commission tufting/broadloom packages and the direct selling brands of lonesome oak and gulistan. ...
Symbol Mattress
... we produce our mattresses with state of the art material handling systems & upholstery  equipment. all our products are tested for quality and are backed by our extended warranty. ...
Majestic Fireplaces
...itional to contemporary. indoor or outdoor. wood, gas or electric. with a wide range of eye-catching styles, convenient sizes and trending trims, majestic products are designed be the beautiful heart of your home. ...
Ethan Allen
...when you want style that sets you apart, look to a company that stands apart from the crowd. we’re more than “a furniture company.” we’re committed to delivering the quality, service, and value you deserve. we’re committed to our communities through our environmental initiatives. and most important, we’re committed to giving you the best in comfort and personal style. america is a melting pot, a ...
Herman Miller Contract Furniture
...e home, herman miller is a recognized innovator in contemporary interior furnishings, solutions for healthcare environments, and related technologies and services.  a publicly held company headquartered in zeeland, michigan, we have manufacturing facilities in the united states, china, italy, and the united kingdom and sales offices, dealers, licensees, and customers in over 100 countri...
Steelcase
...gy products and services designed to help people reach their full potential. our comprehensive portfolio is anchored by three core brands: steelcase, coalesse and turnstone. together with our partners, we design spaces to help people work, learn and heal. ...
Jacqueline Adams Antiques
... italian, swedish and dutch antiques. our expansive showroom includes over 16,000 square feet and is located in the prestigious galleries of peachtree hills next door to adac atlanta decorative art center. our passion has always been, through our years of buying experience, to locate fine and unique european antiques and displaying them in our showroom vignettes. you will notice our an...
Premier Wine Cellars
...y hand in the usa and delivered to your door ready for use (after a little assembly). we manufacture wood products from solid northwestern pine or northern california redwood, and offer third party wine storage products made from metal, plastic, plywood, acrylic or exotic veneers. personal care and attention to detail assure that the product you order will exceed your expectations and e...
Stork Craft
...founded in 1945, storkcraft has grown from a local artisan producing high-quality, innovative cribs at a single location to a global entity. the company also manufactures products for the total infant or kid’s bedroom solution, including changing tables, dressers, glider rocker chairs, mattresses, beds, and bunk beds. ...
Mallin Casual Furniture
...to constantly research, refine, and reach for even higher standards. it’s how we’ve been able to offer the industry’s most innovative collections for over half a century. our collections are works of art whose classic craftsmanship and styling stand up to the passage of time. all of our groups feature heavy-gauge tubular, extruded, or solid aluminum frames. our rich polyester powder-coated finish...
Kaleen Broadloom
...ry resources in today's floor covering market, working with designers and retailers to provide beautiful, top-quality rugs, carpets, and home accessories for homes around the world. kaleen is headquartered in mumbai, india, and has three manufacturing units in bikaner, mirzapur, and panipat where yarn rugs and broadloom are produced and shipped, using various international operations, and our un...
Upofloor
...those with especially high safety requirements – such as schools, hospitals and healthcare facilities. in our flooring range you can find pvc-free luxury planks and tiles, contract sheets and quartz tiles. ...
Oasis Laminate
... seriously scratch resistant when life gets tough, your floor should handle it. oasis mirrors the look and feel of hardwood with additional everyday durability. spills happen your floor shouldn’t demand your attention first. that’s why oasis gives you protection from everyday spills for a full 72 hours. dry core technology get more from your core. the higher dens...
Virginia Tile
...inia tile sets the standards for style, design, and attention to the requirements of its clients. in 2016, virginia tile acquired two leaders in the industry, isc surfaces and rbc tile and stone, as part of a strategic goal to become the leading distributor in the midwest, now servicing 14 states. today, the company enjoys a position as one of the premier providers of ceramic tile and natural s...
New Ravenna
...our products are not only trendsetting, they bring art to practical spaces. design is in our dna. new artistic collections and innovative product lines are released each year. and each product can be customized to meet the needs of any customer — tile can be tumbled, honed, or treated to create distinctive styles, subtle shade variations, and textures. the final product is a custom, one-...
MSI Surfaces
...est product variety in the marketplace. we import over 46,000 containers per year and manage an inventory of over 125 million square feet, including over 4,500 skus of porcelain & ceramic tile, quartz countertops, natural stone countertops and tile (granite, marble, travertine, slate, limestone, quartzite, and sandstone), prefabricated countertops, decorative mosaics, and sinks. ...
Tesoro™ Tile
...every tesoro™ tile carries with it an artistic heritage that simply cannot be duplicated. artisans around the world have passed down the skills of unmatched craftsmanship throughout the generations, and only tesoro tile integrates these fine skills into every tile we offer. tesoro’s coordinating borders, trims and accents are also fashioned with the same care and consideration as the full-size til...
Hearthwood Hardwood Floors
...hearthwood is generationally minded in regard to serving our community and country. in a time where more than 50% of hardwood manufacturing has moved overseas, we founded our company in nashville, tn, not because it was easy, but it is right. maintaining manufacturing in the states is critical and the bedrock of our economy. it’s a commitment we have made to our employees and our customers for ove...
Raintree Waterproof Flooring
...raintree is the next generation of wood flooring brought to you by the hardwood experts american oem and hearthwood in nashville, tn. the raintree team has a four generation legacy of providing the highest quality floors in stunning designs that showcases the natural characteristics of authentic hardwood. engineered for life’s most demanding tenants, raintree hardwood floors are protected with ou...
Mohawk Air.O
... soft flooring is changing the soft flooring industry. unlike traditional carpet, air.o is engineered with just one material making it the only 100% recyclable soft flooring available. air.o is the smart soft flooring choice for your home and the environment. backed by mohawkinherent stain resistance, superior soil protection, and durable construction make air.o unified soft flooring the perfect ...
Foss Floors
... to the recycling of pet post-consumer plastic drinking bottles. products commonly made from recycled pet include new pet bottles and jars, carpet, clothing, industrial strapping, rope, automotive parts, fiberfill for winter jackets and sleeping bags, construction materials, and protective packaging. producing products from plastic bottles reduces energy consumption by 66%. the process of us...
Shaw Floorigami
...floorigami is a mindset, founded on the belief that design and flexibility can go hand in hand. and that a cozier, more comfortable room should be within everyone’s reach. small space, apartment, rug or room—just clear it, sweep it, peel and stick. if you’re inspired today, you can feel the warmth of carpet beneath your bare feet tomorrow. you’ve never seen carpet this kid and pet-friendly. floo...
Tamiami Tile
...and homeowners from all around south florida, to help develop their concepts into authentic masterpieces of tile, marble, granite, onyx, metal and glass. we take our client's challenge in hand and heart to carefully craft a unique living experience. even if your notion embraces mosaic flower inlays of water-cut granite, surrounding an italian roman bath with distressed stone walls, and handcrafte...
Anatolia Tile
...anatolia tile & stone, a source for ceramic and stone products, is a supplier to some of the largest distributors throughout united states and canada. based in toronto, canada, anatolia provides its partnering distributors access to enormous inventory as well as superior service beyond industry standards plus complete logistic services. this enables our customers to ship a variety of products from...
Southern Traditions Waterproof
...southern traditions water proof flooring is a line of premium waterproof flooring products. innovative technology and artistic designs create a floor that can stand the test of time. the waterproof core has a strong locking mechanism built in to help keep water out and prevent seasonal gapping. all four edges of each plank are micro-beveled to achieve real wood visuals. with so many unique styles ...
Anthology Tile
...n, we strive to offer all this in one unique package. anthology, a hybrid to the industry were the most talented, efficient and forward-focused team members want to create success stories for their partners. anthology has been erected to support our partners. over hundreds of years of combined experience, our team has been empowered to bring the best opportunities and support to you. while anth...
LICO Swiss Quality Floors
...hydro fix comfort core's patented 7-layer, heat-infused extrusion process is a technological leap that will forever change the multilayer flooring industry. the heart of the technology revolves around the revolutionary, high-density, stress-free rigid core board (rcb). this plasticizer-free rcb core provides superior density and dimensional stability when compared to other multilayer floors like w...
Kaindl AQUAtec HDF
...a floor that literally can take anything. the smart aquatec hdf supporting plate meets the even stricter requirements for moisture resistance and durability, while the flooring invigorates modern interior design at the same time with an appealing variety of decors and surfaces. the innovative new development is called aquapro and combines the latest technologies of the company kaindl...
Next Floor LVT
...at next floor, we enhance our partners' businesses with: innovative product designs and our reliable, low-cost supply chain. we serve consumers with stylish, affordable, durable floors...
Mayberry Rugs
...mayberry rug is an american owned family business that is dedicated to delivering innovative high value products and service to its customers. the company was started in 1992 as a wholesale rug supplier to flooring stores, flea markets and variety store trades. the success in these markets led to the expansion into other markets including furniture stores, the building supply industry and ecomme...
Bergamo Floors
...alian culture by producing exceptional wood flooring products. every product we create strives to balance timeless beauty and sophistication. our products are fashioned by applying state-of-the-art manufacturing practices to create floors that will last for generations. ...
Mohawk Smart Cushion
...smartcushion's visco-elastic memory foam construction softens every step you take and improves insulation for a quieter, more energy-efficient room. by absorbing and deflecting foot traffic, smartcushion prolongs the life of your carpet by defending it from abrasive wear. and when it comes to spills, the spillsafe moisture guard stops them in their tracks—preventing moisture from soaking...
Lions Floor Waterproof Floors
...quality products and first-class customer service, we at lions floor eager to surpass the expectations of those who use lions floor to meet their flooring needs.​ we feature state-of-the-art registered embossing technology to construct a highly durable, long-lasting flooring product while achieving the exquisite natural wood textured veneer. being an environmentally conscientious ...
DecoVita Porcelain Tiles
...what lies behind our more than 2.500 porcelain tile patterns inspired by nature. with superior design and quality, we blend on an optimum level the traditional and the modern, which are indivisible parts of a whole. we hence strive to enrich first our job and then our life. created at the highest standards and with the latest technology in the ceramics industry, our products are now available in ...
Marazzi USA Natural Stone
...every day we purposefully strive to be socially responsible partners and deliver unrivaled customer satisfaction by supplying a variety of high-quality and sustainable products. our products are created from the earth and we incorporate environmentally-friendly principles into our daily processes and practices. we believe that our socially significant goals must be pursued concurrently with our b...
Interface Vinyl Sheet
...ct fit for healthcare spaces wanting to create a soothing environment. and as you would expect with interface, our vinyl sheet is carbon neutral across its full product life cycle through our third party verified carbon neutral floors™ program. ...
Accent Rugs
... braided, persian, orientals, rag, hooked and just about any other design. the concept that accent rugs have to be a specific style or shape or size just doesn't apply. wherever there is a need in a particular room for a subtle contribution of warmth, accent rugs can and do fulfill a need. be creative, and don't bother limiting yourself to specific, mainstream ideology. many original concepts and ...
Adhesives
...ive adhesives, which refers to whether the adhesive chemically reacts in order to harden. alternatively they can be organized by whether the raw stock is of natural or synthetic origin, or by their starting physical phase. adhesives may be found naturally or produced synthetically. the earliest human use of adhesive-like substances was approximately 200,000 years ago. the first references to adhe...
African Rugs
... modern rooms. african rugs can provide a safari-chic style to rustic and eclectic designs. african designs are inherently primitive and have a rough-hewn, handmade look derived from the fabrics and art of different native tribes. the medium pile of african rugs are comfy underfoot, and offer a more comfortable feel than a flat-weave rug. they are perfect for rooms that are calling for a bit of...
Agglomerate
...ists of stone pieces and/or aggregates held together in a resin. most agglomerate tile has the same characteristics as the type of stone used in the matrix, and is frequently classified as granite, quartz or marble. agglomerate marble flooring is created by mixing natural marble with a resin. it delivers the aesthetics of natural stone, is more durable and requires less maintenance than natural m...
Anatolian Rugs
...dedly, they express thousands of years of refinement of design, advances in technique, complex developments in symbolism and know-how in producing the most beautiful rugs. anatolia forms the asian part of turkey, and today the designation "turkish rugs" is synonymous with "anatolian carpets." hereke, bursa, kayseri, konya, usak, gordes, bergama, and sivas are the most recogni...
Antique Rugs (Genuine)
...n design and creativity. because of this welcome trend, reproductions have gained in popularity and have gradually become more affordable, making them a lot less expensive than their original counterparts. of course, the investment value is also forfeited when one purchases a reproduction , but none-the-less, the design statement is still achieved and the end result is a room greatly enhanced with...
Antique Wood Flooring
.... weathered by a century or more, some seasoned by the elements, some scarred by insects and nails, today this old wood still reveal dense growth rings and contain many distinctive characteristics imparted by the natural aging process and by early craftsmen. antique wood flooring utilizes beams, dimensional lumber and siding from old barns, structures, and rural buildings  built around the t...
Appliances
...ols required to repair them. definition given a broad usage, the domestic application attached to "home appliance" is tied to the definition of appliance as "an instrument or device designed for a particular use or function". more specifically, collins dictionary defines "home appliance" as: "devices or machines, usually electrical, that are in your home and which you use to do jobs such as clea...
Area Rugs
... covering that covers an entire house, whereas a "rug" is generally no bigger than a single room, and traditionally does not even span from one wall to another, and is typically not even attached as part of the floor. area rugs can be produced on a loom quite similar to woven fabric, made using needle felts, knotted by hand (in oriental rugs), made with their pile injected into a backing material...
Bamboo Flooring
...(2350). manufacture different forms of bamboo flooring exist. each varies in its manufacturing process and differs largely based on economic viability and local preferences. the most common form, particularly in southeast asia, uses thin bamboo stems that are cut as flat as possible. they are cut to similar lengths and can be stained, varnished, or simply used as is. they are then nailed down t...
Bar Furniture
...s and barware. there are even carries complete pub sets with matching tables and chairs that can be balanced with a small rack if you have limited space. a home bar isn't just a place complete with dartboards and a big screen television. they also can be a chic space for exciting parties with family and friends. once you've found the right bar counter to coordinate with your home's decor, chairs ...
Barstools
...h a permanent installation, featuring a comfortable bar, can create an inviting space that will be the envy of the neighborhood. a decorative wine rack with a few bar chairs around it is a perfect start to a home bar, but when your home becomes the go-to place to meet, you'll need to start thinking about more seating. adding a pub set with matching table and chairs can give guests more room to sp...
Bath/Vanity Lighting
...ties like shaving, showering, grooming etc. one must ensure equitable lighting across the entire bathroom space. the mirror area should definitely have at least two sources of light at least 1 feet apart to eliminate any shadows on the face. skin tones and hair color are highlighted with a tinge of yellow light. ceiling and wall lights must be safe for use in a bathroom (electrical parts need to b...
Beds
...-in storage. that way they have plenty of room to put their favorite toys, books, and clothes. queen beds and king beds bring plenty of style and comfort. they provide ample support for you and your partner, so you both sleep soundly through the night. combine one with some comfortable bedding, and you'll have the perfect spot to get in all eight hours of sleep. ...
Berber Carpet
...oop designs. other styles are also available in pastels and dark tones as well as naturals. wool carpet is non-toxic, non-allergenic and will not support bacterial growth. the crimped wool in this particular manufacturing process, forms millions of air pockets that act as insulators and help regulate room temperature and reduce energy bills. this type of carpet is easy to clean and durable, yet ...
Bessarabian Rugs
...bessarabian rugs are from the region of bessarabia on the western shore of the black sea that has been a part of both romania and the ukraine-depending on the political situation. the designs are often floral with elegantly drawn motifs and colors in earth tones. the style shows both french and oriental influences. bessarabian rugs rugs are almost always wowen, meaning they have no pile. the rare ...
Bokhara Rugs
...se famous bokhara designs also come from eastern iran, afghanistan, and pakistan. bokhara rugs hold a high place in history and compete with the best in the world. bokharas are a traditional piece of art suitable for any interior decor. bokhara rug popularity has been on the increase in recent years and the quality are workmanship very consistent with ancient methods. bokhara rugs (also known as ...
Borders/Accents
...for instance, special inlays cut into finished hardwood floors or wood borders spliced into carpeting can make any floor stand out. a feature strip accent will catch more attention than if it were part of a standard pattern. purpleheart wood is a bright, striking purple when freshly cut, darkening into a deeper purple with age. try installing a purpleheart wood border around a cherry-plank floor...
Braided Rugs
...braided rugs are an american tradition that, as with many crafts, developed out of a need and then developed into an art. braided rugs made today, are still enriching homes with a timeless quality, compatible with decor of many styles. braided rugs are satisfying a personal as well as artistic expression, and very well may turn out to be an heirloom, passed on from generation to generation. above ...
Ceramic Tile
...ic tiles craft an entirely different impression. using larger ceramic tiles means fewer grout lines, which makes an interior space appear more expansive and open. although mexican ceramic tile and earth tones are still popular, ceramic tile design and colors are getting richer. the fashion trend now is a more urban, modern look. interior designers, decorators and consumers are moving away from w...
Ceramic Tile Countertops
...extures and price points. some of the drawbacks of ceramic tile counter tops are that the tiles can easily crack or chip, the surface is uneven and grout lines can become tainted. custom designed art tiles are very expensive...
Children's Furniture
...vailable in different styles, allowing you to create a unique setup for your child. when picking kids' furniture for toddlers or young children, consider beds and seating that feature their favorite cartoon characters, princess or superheroes. for older kids and teens, go with options that are a bit more stylish and practical. you'll find everything from neutral tones to colorful hues and patterns...
Chinese Rugs
...china, a country of ancient civilization, is the birthplace of many dazzling arts and crafts, and chinese handicraft articles found their way into overseas markets as an important medium of exchange with other countries. chinese silk, following a route known later as the silk road, reached the distant roman empire along the coast of the mediterranean in the han(206bc-ad220) and tang(168-907) dynas...
Commercial Cut Pile (texture)
...commercial textured cut pile carpet have highly twisted yarns that give the carpet a contemporary look and make them a smart choice for any high traffic area. best of all, they're less likely to show vacuum marks or footprints than other cut pile styles...
Cork Flooring
...ve and grow. the sustainability of production and the easy recycling of cork products and by-products are two of its most distinctive aspects. cork oak forests also prevent desertification and are a particular habitat in the iberian peninsula and the refuge of various endangered species. the cork oak is unrelated to the "cork trees" (phellodendron), which have corky bark but are not used for cork...
Cork Plank Flooring
...h cork plank flooring has been offered for decades in the united states it is only recently that fresh styles, trendy colors, and tough finishes have led to its rediscovery and positive reception. a particular favorite in trendy west coast kitchens and in urban eastern u.s. markets. cork is waterproof, resilient, and lightweight. it also acts as thermal insulation, absorbs sounds and small air po...
Custom Rugs
...epeated the exact irises that were hand-painted on the drapery fabric. it's a wonderful but expensive way to pull together a room. the design concepts can come from a print on a sofa to a logo of a particular company. if it exists in design, it can usually be copied into a beautiful area rug. those who come up with the custom rug design have a challenge to meet the specific needs of a client or c...
Dhurries
...ving can be seen in its most primitive form in the villages of rajasthan, punjab and haryana where girls are normally put to the task at an early age so that they can prepare rugs that will form part of their trousseau. in contrast, girls in navalgund, a village in karnataka that produces a small number of unusual durries, are never taught the craft lest they spread the skill outside the...
Dining & Kitchen Furniture
... a meal, the right dining room furniture can make all the difference. selecting the right kitchen furniture that will make meals both small and large even more pleasurable. paired with a state-of-the-art refrigerator, oven, or range, your kitchen space will be ready for anything you can cook up. not all meals are not severed at a formal dining table. a new pub set is an excellent place to sit for...
Earthen Floor
...an earthen floor, also called an adobe floor, is a floor made of dirt, raw earth, or other unworked ground materials. it is usually constructed, in modern times, with a mixture of sand, finely chopped straw and clay, mixed to a thickened consistency and spread with a trowel on a sub-surface such as concrete. once dry, it is then usually saturated with several treatments of a drying oil. benefits ...
Engineered Stone Countertops
... granite. as a locally owned business, customer satisfaction is our top priority!benefits of granite countertopsgranite counters are timeless and not a passing decorating trend. including granite as part of your kitchen or bath design offers many benefits, including: longevity. installing granite countertops ensures your kitchen or bath construction or remodel will last for decades. granite&#...
Engineered Wood Flooring
... but it seems as if you are getting the hardwood at a bargain price. engineered plank floors are easy to install, do-it-yourself flooring option with the instructions clearly printed inside each carton. even so, you do have to make sure that the sub-floor is clean of dirt and dust before you begin so that any small pieces of debris won’t work their way up through the flooring. engineere...
Exotic Hardwood Flooring
...exotic hardwood flooring is simply ordinary hardwood that originates outside the particular country you live in. keep in mind that exotic hardwood here in the united states may not be exotic in another part of the world. think about zebrawood, it is not considered "exotic" in cameroon africa. this is because it's a hardwood that is easily obtainable in that market. so don't let the word ...
Fiber/Yarn/Thread
...polypropylene, a value-oriented fiber, is also notably colorfast because it is solution dyed, which means the color is added during production and not dyed later. the color is such an inherent part of the fiber that you can even clean polypropylene with bleach. polyester the appreciation for polyester's versatility as a carpet fiber continues to grow. polyester offers exceptional soft...
Flagstone
...f stone used for paving walks, driveways, patios, garden sitting areas, etc. flagstone is a natural rock that is sold in irregular shapes and various thicknesses and colors. the rock is mined in all parts of the world. it is generally fine-grained sandstone, bluestone, quartzite, or slate, but thin slabs of other stones may be used. real flagstone is the result of sand that has been compressed ove...
Floorcloth
...when many great houses ordered floorcloths for their entrance halls. at this time companies such as smith and baber of knightsbridge did a considerable trade not only in britain but also abroad, particularly to america. although there soon sprung up an american floorcloth industry to rival the british, floorcloths continued to be imported to america such as the rare example still preserv...
Granite Countertops
... granite. as a locally owned business, customer satisfaction is our top priority!benefits of granite countertopsgranite counters are timeless and not a passing decorating trend. including granite as part of your kitchen or bath design offers many benefits, including: longevity. installing granite countertops ensures your kitchen or bath construction or remodel will last for decades. granite&#...
Granite Tile
...granite is a coarse-grained igneous rock composed mainly of quartz, feldspar and mica. and just where do you find quartz, feldspar and mica? at the center of the earth, of course. it's there where granite crystallizes under extreme pressure. so much pressure, in fact, that it's nearly as hard as a diamond. like a diamond, granite is prized for its beauty. its variety of striking colors and distinc...
Hardwood Strip Flooring
... thickness and width of the wood planks. usually measuring 2-1/4" wide and laid in random-length rows, interlocking strip floors is most commonly made of oak but is widely available in maple, heart pine, cherry, and other species. oak strip flooring comes in either white or red. the color of white oak runs from a creamy white or light brown to medium brown. it's a bit harder than red oak, ha...
Hooked Rugs
...the art of rug hooking is centuries old, although just how old is debatable. theories abound regarding when and where the craft actually started. some rug hooking history books state that descendants of the ancient egyptians made the first hand-hooked rugs between the third and seventh centuries. other historians maintain that rug hooking originated in china or europe. however, many auth...
Juvenile / Kid Rugs
...e typically bound on the edges (to prevent fraying) and have a backing conducive to the wear and tear you can expect from children using them regularly. juvenile and kid rugs can be found in most department stores as well as in fine floorcovering showrooms. they can also be purchased on-line from many reputable web-based companies. ...
Kilims
...kilim rugs are enjoying a revival of popularity throughout the world today. although no one knows precisely when and where the technique of weaving first started, there is no doubt that the weaving art, in general, started in central asia. a popular explosion forced the inhabitants of that area to migrate to the western parts of asia in order to find more prosperous land. these migrating tribes we...
Kitchen Cabinets
...cabinets for your new or remodeled kitchen is not an easy proposition. the choices for door style, wood grain, finish and options are infinite. you local cabinet dealer might be a good place to start. select the wood grain you want and desired finish. maple, pine, cherry, hickory, birch and oak kitchen cabinets are some of the most popular choices in wood design. signs of quality cabinets...
Laminate Countertops
...a smooth surface that's easy to clean. the pieces are cut to size and finished on the ends. laminate counter tops are available in lots of colors from such brands as formica, nevamar, and wilsonart.  laminate is easy to maintain; resilient and inexpensive but it scratches and chips and is almost impracticable to repair; it shows seams and front edge choices can be high-priced...
Laminate Flooring
...ed after laying of the flooring is complete for a neater finish, or the baseboard can be left in place with the flooring butted into it, then small beading trims such as shoe moulding or the larger quarter-round moulding can be fitted to the bottoms of the baseboards. saw cuts on the planks are usually required at edges and around cupboard and door entrances, but professional installers typically ...
Leather Tile
...leather floor tile is made from the same material as leather-soled shoes. just like its apparel counterpart, the leather for flooring is tanned and dyed with aniline dye. well-made leather flooring features a waxed finish that is heated into the material. available in numerous colors and sizes, leather flooring will develop a patina over time. it possesses great sound-insulating properties and is ...
Limestone Tile
...s mainly of calcium carbonate. look no further than the cliffs of normandy and the rock of gibraltar to see its grandeur. in the home, limestone turns floors, walls and counters into natural works of art. it's been used as a traditional building material in europe for centuries because of its inherent beauty...
Luxury Vinyl Flooring
...ayer is coated with urethane. the photographic layer can depict many materials like stone, granite, and wood. advances in manufacturing allow more detailed textures besides just smooth and shiny, departing from its “plastic” look of your parents generation. the best types of vinyl flooring are generally smooth and 100% waterproof, making spills easy to clean without giving dust a place to hide. ...
Machine Made Rugs
...machine made rugs have a rich history. the machine-made rug industry in the united states began in 1791 when william sprague started the first woven rug mill in philadelphia. others opened during the early 1800s in new england. included in that area was beattie manufacturing company in little falls, new jersey, a company that operated until 1979. in 1839, erastus bigelow permanently reshaped the ...
Marble Tile Flooring
...e. michelangelo and other talented sculptors in ancient greece and rome recognized the great beauty of marble. inspired, they created from it remarkable works like david, the venus de medici and the parthenon. because of their accomplishments, marble today is an elegant addition to any home...
Metal Tile
...e metals typically contain recycled products, they are considered environmentally friendly. cleaning a metal floor calls for sweeping with a soft-bristled broom or dust-mopping to remove any loose particles, then damp-mopping with a nonabrasive ph-neutral cleaner...
Mexican Tile (Saltillo)
... find a child’s handprint or a dog or cat paw imprinted in the surface of the tile. leaf prints could also be noticed where they drifted down when the tile was drying. these slight imperfections are part of the charm of using mexican tile. in warm, dry climates, some experts advise allowing time for calcium and lime to effloresce to the surface of newly set mexican tiles (it can take a month) bef...
Modern / Contemporary Rugs
...very reasonable. contemporary or modern rugs are a result of the creative genius of the one designing it. the design concepts can be something copied from upholstery fabric or wallpaper, or original art conceived by someone's imagination. the freedom that one has in concept and design criteria, makes these rugs a very attractive choice for interior decorators and designers alike. only limited by ...
Moroccan Rugs
... and evoke desert scenes. years ago women had more time to create colorful rugs and carpets, mixing different plants from the atlas mountains to find a special color. they tried to create a piece of art better than their neighbor. rugs and carpets had many functions within the family. the rugs were not only used as cover, but as an element of prestige between the tribes, a means of communication ...
Natural Fiber Rugs
... brazil is exceptionally strong. sisal is recommended for any area in your home, except bathrooms and kitchens. as the name implies, sea grass carpet is indeed a grass and sea water does play a part in its production. it is grown in china in paddy fields and at a certain point during the growing season, the fields are flooded with sea water. after harvesting and drying, the sea grass is s...
Natural Stone
...ired the décor and building traditions of generations. its geological variety is always in style, and its use in residential and commercial installations is limited only by the creative imagination. earth-friendly as well as naturally unique, each space reflects personalized flair. ...
Navajo Rugs
...navajo rugs are rising in popularity because of the trend in southwestern decors. the originals were made on the reservations with traditional navajo designs. a good book on american indian arts and crafts should teach you all you need to know about recognizing these rugs for their collector's value. there are many deceptive imitations on the market, so be careful. the weaving of navajo rugs is a...
Needlepoint Rugs
...zontally between wood poles. while there are a multitude of variations on the needlepoint stitch, the basic needlepoint technique has developed independently in virtually every major civilization on earth. needlepoint is prized for its clarity of design which results from the pointillist nature of the technique. needlepoint carpets can employ more than one hundred different colors giving an unpara...
Needlepunch Carpets
...t latex or similar material is applied to the back. needle punch carpet therefore, using this process, can be purchased at a relatively low-cost, and  is used mainly for indoor- outdoor carpet, artificial grass surfaces and some carpet tiles. originally this process was used to construct hair carpet pads which, although still made, are seldom found in stores. if you are looking for a g...
Oriental Rugs
...oriental rugs are fine crafted rugs that contribute nicely to any formal or informal setting in your home. open virtually any magazine on decorating and you'll find oriental rugs used as integral part of the decor. oriental rugs blend wonderfully with contemporary, formal, ornate, casual and traditional decorating styles. oriental rugs are as adaptable to the casual living styles of today as to a ...
Ottomans
...an ottoman is a flexible piece of furniture that can enhance any part of your home’s decor. furniture manufacturers make a wide selection of traditional and chic styles to match any decorative scheme. some of these stylish footstools also contain storage areas so you can hide everything from books and magazines to video remotes. push one of these comfy pieces in front of your sofa, and relax while...
Pakistan Rugs
...the art of weaving developed in south asia at a time when few other civilizations employed it. excavations at harappa and mohenjo-daro– ancient cities of the indus valley civilization– have established that the inhabitants used spindles and spun a wide variety of weaving materials. some historians consider that the indus valley civilization first developed the use of woven textiles. as of the late...
Parquet Flooring
...ut adding significant cost, and provides a pleasingly subtle background for area rugs. dark, intricate patterns give a traditional feeling, while simple naturals can be used in contemporary-modern to art-deco settings. it also balances a room's dimensions by not making a room look wider or narrower, as do linear wood floors. another easy way to add flair is to use feature strips to compliment and...
Persian Rugs
...r depending on what region they come from. saruks, hamodans, kashans, and kirmans, all named for the towns they come from. the most usual material for persian carpets and rugs was, and is, wool, but particularly fine silk persian rugs are now much sought after. in fact, there is an old persian saying: "the richer the man the thinner the carpet", which refers to the superb quality of the finest sil...
Porcelain Tile
...versatile and sophisticated, porcelain flooring tiles is a state-of-the-art product that is gaining approval among homeowners, builders, and interior designers. produced from super-fine porcelain clay and fired at a higher temperature than ordinary ceramic tile, porcelain flooring tiles are dense and strong and made for today's demanding commercial and residential applications both indoors and out...
Prefinished Engineered Plank
...there are many types of prefinished hardwood flooring products on the market today, which makes it very important for interior designers, decorators and homeowners to determine their particular performance, style and installation requirements.  selecting the type of prefinished wood for the floor is usually a matter of personal preference. the inherent color and grain of the tree is going to ...
Prefinished Solid Parquet
...xpands and contracts with changes in your home's relative humidity. normally, installers compensate for this movement by leaving an expansion gap between the floor and the wall. base molding or quarter round is traditionally used to hide the extra space. solid wood flooring is completely lumber. it is available in unfinished and pre-finished. solid wood flooring is produced in:  str...
Prefinished Solid Plank
...xpands and contracts with changes in your home's relative humidity. normally, installers compensate for this movement by leaving an expansion gap between the floor and the wall. base molding or quarter round is traditionally used to hide the extra space. solid wood flooring is completely lumber. it is available in unfinished and pre-finished. solid wood flooring is produced in:  str...
Quartzite Tile
...industrial quarry tile is usually chemical resistant and available with abrasive frit embedded in the surface to provide a non-slip finish in wet areas such as commercial kitchens and laboratories. ...
Rag Rugs
...thing you can cut into strips, as long as you think it will stand the wear & tear a rug will get. cotton rag rugs are charming for vacation houses, ranches, beach houses, informal cottages and apartments, and children's rooms. rag rugs consist of irregular stripes in bright cheerful colors. rag rugs are cheerful, handmade rugs produced using scraps of fabric or wool. antiques - especially ear...
Random Width Plank
...random width plank flooring allows homeowners to reproduce the rustic look of an earlier time. up until the latter part of the 19th century all wood plank floors were random widths. random width flooring dates back to the days when hardwood flooring was made on the jobsite. the tongue and groove was planed by hand on a board with no preference to the width - just whatever it would make. in the lat...
Recycled
...oactively addresses key issues in order to promote a healthy environment and provide a better future. recent environmental issues, such as indoor air quality and overburdening landfill space, are of particular significance. recycled carpeting is a way the carpet and rug industry is committed to improving both the indoor and outdoor environments through ongoing stewardship initiatives. these initi...
Refrigerators
...efrigerator model that will save you money on your electrical bill. the most energy-efficient refrigerators range in size from 16-20 cubic feet. independent temperature controls for different compartments also help save on the electric bill and look for a fridge with cooling coils that do not require fans...
Savonnerie Rugs
... order form the color desired: burgandy, emerald, black, or blue mint. today the word savonnerie means a type of style of weave, and rugs woven in this manner can be found to emanate from many other parts of the world. savonnerie workshops were founded in paris and their output of weavings was for royal palaces, state gifts and important commissions. designs created by court artists included flor...
Seamless/Fluid Applied
...are applied in liquid form to provide a completely seamless floor covering. these are usually found in wet areas such as laboratories or food processing plants. these may have granular or rubberized particles added to give better traction...
Sectional Furniture
...any room astounding. if your home features an open floor plan, a sectional sofa can surely help you define your space. combined with a coffee table, you'll have a newly decorated area that is equal parts chic and practical. a sectional sofa often comes with features of other chairs. reclining sections allow you to lay flat when you want to take a well-deserved afternoon nap. fold-out consoles sto...
Slate Flooring
...ble tile whose beautiful color variations indicate the presence of minerals such as iron oxide. all slate exhibits clear clefting along parallel planes which gives it a unique, streaming texture - a particularly dramatic statement in even the finest of homes...
Solid Hardwood Flooring
... originally used for structural purposes, being installed perpendicular to the wooden support beams of a building known as joists or bearers. with the increased use of concrete as a subfloor in some parts of the world, engineered wood flooring has gained some popularity. however, solid wood floors are still common and popular. solid wood floors have a thicker wear surface and can be sanded and fin...
Solid Plank Flooring
... originally used for structural purposes, being installed perpendicular to the wooden support beams of a building known as joists or bearers. with the increased use of concrete as a subfloor in some parts of the world, engineered wood flooring has gained some popularity. however, solid wood floors are still common and popular. solid wood floors have a thicker wear surface and can be sanded and fin...
Southwestern Rugs
...ree hundred years. these days, southwest rugs are made all over the world but many indigenous families continue to produce these rugs in the traditional way. when southwestern rug makers began their art, all weavers would have created the textiles by hand. today this method continues to be the preferred choice, although increased demand has led some manufacturers to use other, much speedier produ...
Specialty Floors
...mespecialty flooring offers attention grabbing choices when selecting a new floor for your home.  specialty flooring has been used commercially for years, but has recently been introduced as a smart alternative for a residential interior. specialty floors not only look smart but have enhanced physical characteristics and unique properties to fulfill the requirements of special spaces and nich...
Stainless Steel Countertops
... dent and you can't cut on it. additionally, it also easily takes on the temperature of its environment, so that kids must be kept away from them, especially if the stainless steel countertop is part of a stove system. because they're constructed to your specifications, it is expensive but you can have a seamless countertop. this durable material is easily cleaned and maintained...
Tackless Carpet Strip
... strip, carpet installation strip, tackless strip, tackstrip, or tackless carpet gripper. whatever you call it, there are several important factors to consider when selecting carpet tack strip for a particular type of installation, including: the width of the carpet tack strip, the type of anchoring nail used, the length of carpet tack strip, the type of wood, the pin height, and whether or not to...
Terra Cotta Floor Tile
...terra cotta means "baked earth" in italian. more precisely, terra cotta is fired clay. terra cotta has been used as a floor tile for thousands of years, especially in countries around the mediterranean sea. there is little difference between terra cotta flooring materials. natural colors range from dark brown through ocher to brick red and are the result of the clay's chemical makeup and the way t...
Terrazzo
...terrazzo is a composite material, poured in place or precast, which is used for floor and wall treatments. it consists of chips of marble, quartz, granite, glass, or other suitable material, poured with a cementitious binder (for chemical binding), polymeric (for physical binding), or a combination of both. metal strips often divide sections, or changes in color or material in a pattern. additiona...
Throw / Scatter Rugs
...throw rugs have been around for decades. call them what you please ... area rugs, throw rugs, scatter rugs ... there's a vast assortment available from every part of the world. the term "rug" generally applies to a handmade piece, while the term carpet refers to goods made by machine. buy wall-to-wall carpeting and have it cut to any size, add borders, and have the edges bound. or select from any ...
Travertine Tile
...nd mineral springs when it rises to the surface. a thick, banded carbonate stone is built up over time as new dissolved limestone material covers older layers. the intricate texture of travertine is partially the result of gas bubbles, which are often sandwiched between layers of stone, creating voids. when travertine tile is to be used on the floor, these voids should be filled with an epoxy resi...
Tribal Rugs
...tribal rugs are part of a tradition very different from that of the finely woven floral carpets with which the name persia (the more usual western term for iran) has long been associated. yet tribal rugs have a power and vitality of their own. designs are geometrical, abstract, with an inventiveness of detail and boldness of color that sometimes echoes contemporary painting. unlike the commercial ...
Turkish Rugs
.... turkish rugs employ time tested dye methods that have been passed down from generation to generation. the use of vegetables, barko, roots and other natural items to make dyes has been a well known art for many thousands of years. madder root, indigo, st. john's wort, onion, saffron, sumac, chamomile, rhubarb, turmeric, sage, poppy, buckthorn, quince, almond, walnut, chestnut and henna are just ...
Turkoman
...turkoman rugs are handmade in north-western and eastern iran, parts of turkey, turkmenistan, azerbaijan, uzbekistan, syria, and other parts of the caucasus. they are generally very soft and lush and very similar to one another, and very distinguishable from other persian rugs. the patterns are normally all-over geometric details, known as 'guls', repeated in straight lines on the field, with the m...
Unfinished Solid Parquet
...xpands and contracts with changes in your home's relative humidity. normally, installers compensate for this movement by leaving an expansion gap between the floor and the wall. base molding or quarter round is traditionally used to hide the extra space. solid wood flooring is completely lumber. it is available in unfinished and pre-finished. solid wood flooring is produced in:  str...
Unfinished Solid Plank
...xpands and contracts with changes in your home's relative humidity. normally, installers compensate for this movement by leaving an expansion gap between the floor and the wall. base molding or quarter round is traditionally used to hide the extra space. solid wood flooring is completely lumber. it is available in unfinished and pre-finished. solid wood flooring is produced in:  str...
Wilton Carpet
... would appear to have six or more frames due to the “planting” of other colors. the most unique characteristic of a wilton is that the face yarns that are not selected by the jacquard mechanism as part of the face pile, stay hidden in the back of the carpet interlaced with the weft, warp and stuffer yarns. this makes the pattern or face pile easy to see from the back of the carpet. most wilton c...
Window Treatments
...d colors with prints and stripes. warm shades pinks, yellows and reds will add excitement to a quiet room. cool colors -- blue, white or grey are peaceful tones. greens and browns are pleasant earth tones. pick colors that make you feel comfortable and that complement or coordinate with the other colors in the space. curtain length is yet another consideration. floor length curtains ...
Wine Racks
...n of a new wine rack can make dining and entertaining at home feel more luxurious. save kitchen storage space with a wall-mounted wine cabinet or serve family and friends quickly from a rolling wine cart. from freestanding hardwood stands to powder-coated steel countertop models, you can find wine storage racks to match any style of home furnishings. showcase beautiful wine bottles, glasses, and ...
Wood Blinds
... the wider 3-inch slats provide a shutter look and offer a less obstructed view to the outside; because the slats are wider, it takes fewer slats to construct the blind and thus the slats rest farther apart.   wood blinds are constructed out of two different types of wood 1) american hardwood and 2) ramin wood.  wood blinds are durable, naturally insulating and easy to ma...
Wool Rugs
...help to determine how good the wool is, and ultimately, how much it will cost to buy. even the manner in which the sheep is sheared can greatly affect the quality of the area rug and how the finished article actually looks. area rugs made with wool are thought to be much more durable than those made with alternative materials, thanks to the naturally tough consistency of the substance. they are ...
Emerald Davis
...a pre-attached eva foam underlayment pad, for durability and comfort. emerald is a sought after option for residential and light commercial applications, and a popular choice for homebuilders. 1. quartz enhanced acrylic coating. mineral-enhanced finish provides an extreme layer of durability proven to resist shoe scuffs, kids toys and even pet claw marks! 2. decorative layer. combines state-of-...
Welcome II Tile
...style: welcome ii tile 5t031 size: 24 in x 24 in | 61 cm x 61 cm type: entryway carpet tile backing: ecoworx® tile fiber: pet polyester tufted weight: 49.0 oz/yd² | 1,671.06 g/m² area per carton: 48 ft² | 4.46 m² warranty(s): lifetime commercial limited warranty ...
Blox Tile
...style: blox tile 59357 size: 24 in x 24 in | 61 cm x 61 cm type: carpet tile backing: ecoworx® tile fiber: eco solution q® nylon tufted weight: 24 oz/yd² | 813.7 g/m² area per carton: 48 ft² | 4.46 m² warranty(s): lifetime commercial limited warranty gsa approved product ...
Peto II 20 Tile
...style: peto ii 20 tile 59369 size: 24 in x 24 in | 61 cm x 61 cm type: carpet tile backing: ecoworx® tile fiber: eco solution q® nylon tufted weight: 20 oz/yd² | 678.1 g/m² area per carton: 48 ft² | 4.46 m² warranty(s): lifetime commercial limited warranty gsa approved product ...
Pet-Friendly Carpet
...a stylized depiction of traditional folded-paper art, this layered geometric pattern makes an effortlessly purrfect impression. mimicking the shaded recesses and crisp lines that give folded paper forms depth and definition, the fibers in this stainmaster® petprotect® design make use of different cut and loop effects to lend a modern edge to a reflection of a centuries-old practice. this pattern c...
Earthen
...m repeated flooding of fertile valleys to the ancient flow of lava, from the heaving ocean floor to the erosion of rocks over eons, what results is the life-giving force of soil. each product in our earthen collection is a different type of soil with the subtle and variable colors one would expect from such natural inspiration. building upon the beautiful color changes in our hickory planks we hav...
Boho
...create a comfortable and welcoming space with the warm look of handcrafted boho cotto tiles. the earthy, moroccan-style delivers an organic take in multiple interior styles, including the popular bohemian, mediterranean, southern and country styles. offering four different shades, along with size, pattern, and trim options, boho is ready to bring a warm feeling to any space...
Rustic Revival
...ith a new look. a tonal assortment that incorporates four yarns creates a great visual in any room. the 16-color palette is natural and compelling. its soft comfort and easy care are irresistible. smartstrandluxuriously soft and with built-in stain resistance, smartstrand® silk carpets use the most advanced fiber innovation to create worry-free beauty and comfort in any home. it offers all pet pr...
Outland
...th a three-dimensional tile that is not only stunning, but also unique. designed to fit in different interior settings, outland combines the deep effect of limestone grains with the white sandstone quartz inserts to deliver an amazing three-dimensionality to your surface, while creating a modern appeal...
Theorem 2.5mm LVT
...design for discovery our innate desire to collaborate is a large part of our success story -- and it’s a critical component of a brighter future. with theorem, spark curiosity and collaboration in the next generation of doers, thinkers, influencers and connectors with a carefully curated palette of color and pattern. theorem includes three unique designs -- alchemy, algebra 1 and algebra 2 -- re...
Exchange 2.5mm LVT
...ter environment together.low voc emissions and floorscore® certifiedfree of ortho-phthalates and heavy metalsrecyclable through the on&on® recycling programhealth product declaration (hpd) and third-party certified environmental product declaration (epd) available made in the usa with global and domestic content breakthrough innovation diamond 10® technology is a patented innovation that uses cul...
HydroBlok™ Waterproof Hardwood Flooring
...100% waterproofhydroblok™ has an innovative, 3-part system that protects against water damage. top down moisture protection is guaranteed for up to 36 hours. cleantivity™ antimicrobial protectioncleantivity™ inhibits the growth of bacteria on your floor, providing extra protection against everyday germs. scratch and dent resistanthydroblok™ resists scratches, stains and indentations for a lifeti...
DEFEND™ Powered by MICROBAN®
... antimicrobial product protection works to disrupt the growth and reproduction of microorganisms that contaminate a treated surface. antimicrobial product protection is infused into a product, and starts to work as soon as a microorganism comes in contact with the treated surface.  protein damage: antimicrobial agents attack the proteins of a microbe, causing failure of essential functions.cell ...
9 Questions to Ask Before Buying Luxury Vinyl Tile Flooring
...causing delays to the rest of your renovation project. 7) is it suitable for installation in your space? there are several factors that determine whether flooring is suitable for installation in a particular space: moisture - have you carried out moisture testing? lvt is less prone to moisture-induced warping than wood or laminate, but in very high moisture environments that are prone to mold a...
Diamond Flex-Lok™ Interlocking Rubber Floor Tiles
...ond flex-lok™ interlocking floor tiles are manufactured from 100% recycled pvc for greater resistance to industrial chemicals, cutting fluids, oils and greases. a unique interlock system that comes apart only when you want it to allows for easy reconfiguration. create your own workstation configuration or select an assembled stock size. warning: this product can expose you to chemicals including ...
Sports Multi-Function Flooring
... price. this ¼” thick rubber floor is perfect for areas that don’t involve extreme activity, such as locker rooms, or fitness centers. inertia coordinates seamlessly with triumph, its thicker counterpart. replay® multi-functional and sports rubber sheet and tile sporting activities can be particularly hard on floors–most venues don’t have to contend with golf spikes and baseball cleats, ice skat...
Improve Air Quality with Bamboo Flooring
...n believe that our bamboo flooring is an excellent choice to improve the air quality of a home. the environmental attributes of our floors are perfect suited to avoid the absorption of allergens and particles. our bamboo flooring options also make routine cleaning more effective by reducing contaminants in a living space. teragren has long been committed to designing and manufacturing bamboo prod...
Floorigami Peel and Stick Carpet Tile
...he kids, pets or anything else life has up its sleeve. our simplicity. your style.we changed the way carpet is installed, but we didn’t compromise style. so mix and match colors and styles to your heart's delight. it’s so easy to bring your vision to life with floorigami. it’s permanent. until you decide it isn’t.who doesn't want the freedom to be creative and try something different? a peel and...
Which Carpet is Best for Pets?
...when you have a pet, it’s more than just an animal—it’s part of the family. and you want every member of your family to be comfortable in your home! everyone knows carpet feels great underfoot—whether you have two feet or four!—shaw has developed some carpet benefits you’ll love, and so will your furrier family members. they add up to a healthy, sweet-smelling home for you and your pet. stain r...
SmartStrand
...when it comes to a carpet that truly has it all, look no further than smartstrand. where traditional carpets fall short, the innovative fibers in smartstrand forever clean offer unbeatable spill protection, permanent stain resistance and long-lasting durability. truly a worry-free solution, smartstrand forever clean is the perfect flooring for busy households. smart strand silknow imagine all of ...
RevWood Plus
...trap water on the surface. basic maintenanceuse a dust mop, soft bristle broom or a vacuum cleaner with suction only (no beater bar or with the beater bar disengaged) to remove dust, dirt and loose particulate on a regular basis. avoid wet-mop cleaning with water or liquid cleaners. use protective window coverings to block fade-causing uv rays and excessive heat from direct sunlight, and rearran...
RevWood Select
...xtures for added contrast. basic maintenanceuse a dust mop, soft bristle broom or a vacuum cleaner with suction only (no beater bar or with the beater bar disengaged) to remove dust, dirt and loose particulate on a regular basis. avoid wet-mop cleaning with water or liquid cleaners. use protective window coverings to block fade-causing uv rays and excessive heat from direct sunlight, and rearran...
Tarkett Composition Tile
...mposite tiles, color essence is low emitting and contains a balance of pre- and post-consumer recycled content. azterraazterra vet (vinyl enhanced tile) infuses the look of marble with granite-like particles to create a dynamic terrazzo visual. with lower maintenance and increased durability, azterra is suitable for retail, education, and other applications looking to balance cost with performanc...
Benefits of Bamboo Flooring
...o replace the flooring throughout my home. i’ve been looking into replacing it with bamboo. can you tell me why bamboo would be a good choice and what are some of its benefits? answer: bamboo is a smart choice for flooring in today’s homes. it is not only aesthetically enhancing, but comes with many benefits that has lend to popularity amongst other flooring treatments. teragren specializes in p...
Barnwood Living
... tv star, mark bowe of barnwood builders. his inspiration for the line comes from the timeworn character of reclaimed barnwood that he uses to build homes across the country. every style has a storypart of the appeal of reclaimed barnwood is that every piece represents a story and history of its origin, the barnwood living collection is no exception. lincoln red oak reminiscent of the foot wo...
Nordic Collection
...to create a beautiful look! the wood used in the production of our nordic line is brazilian oak. this species is a sturdy and very elegant brazilian hardwood, already recognized worldwide. the best part? all wood planks come from sustainable forest management. ...
NuGen
...ght, resisting buckling, denting and warping. nugen promises an improved experience – from design and installation to appearance and long term wear. it is the solution for the current generation of smart, savvy consumers that last for the next generation. √ 10 high-definition wood designs√ waterproof rigid construction√ superior scratch resistance and indent resistance√ fa...
Emser Tile’s Yakedo™Wins Flooring Category in 2020 HD Awards
...phisticated movement and visual intrigue to interiors. the elongated8-inch by 47-inch plank tiles are available in five distinct colors, including ivory, silver, charcoal, black and navy. yakedo is part of the recently debuted building blocks collection, made in collaboration with gensler design firm as product design consultant. building blocks was inspired by the effects of the globalization of...
3 Tile Foyer Ideas That Will Make A Lasting First
...k interest in the rest of the home, and thanks to the variety of tile products available, you can easily create a foyer that's beautiful and welcoming. to create show-stopping looks in your foyer, start with the floors and walls. think about the mood you want to create - whether that's traditional, modern or something in between - then, choose tile that reflects that theme and helps you achieve y...
LUXE Plank Value
...imulate natural materials in high moisture areas, including bathrooms, kitchens and laundry rooms. and it's easy to install: just peel, place and press. no special tools are required, and you can start enjoying your new floor right away! ...
ColorBurst® Variable Color Technology
...sual that adds depth and richness to dream weaver products. and since we infuse the colors in each strand of purecolor® fiber, the carpets are guaranteed not to stain or fade. at the intersection of art and innovation. colorburst technology takes a more elaborate approach to bring more color to the face of carpet. traditionally, color variation was limited to only three yarn color combinations. h...
SONO Eclipse
...e new range of benefits in flooring. from superior stability and durability to stunning hd direct-to-core digital printing, sono eclipse is simply better—and better for you. inhaus is proud to be a part of the classen group of companies based in germany. with its rich heritage and commitment to innovation, classen is truly a world leader in flooring. the quality of german manufacturing is world r...
Cali Hardwoods
...uture tomorrow, specifically through the promotion of green building materials as beautiful, durable, viable alternatives to traditional products. for example, bamboo is the fastest-growing plant on earth, and it can be continuously re-harvested without damage to the plant or its surrounding ecosystem. by manufacturing high-quality materials made from renewable resources, the company helps to main...
Sustainable Interiors with a Modern Edge
...with a wide range of stylish, environmental materials available, you can get home design that’s polished and visually stunning, while improving the health of your home—and the earth. use color and texture to indicate transitionsmodern homes are designed less as a series of closed-off, individual rooms, and more as an open plan that flows from one area to the other. that puts more importance on we...
ProGen
...ht, resisting buckling, denting and warping. progen promises an improved experience – from design and installation to appearance and long term wear. it is the solution for the current generation of smart, savvy consumers that last for the next generation.key features31 high-definition wood designswaterproof rigid constructionsuperior scratch resistance and indent resistancefast locking click syste...
Korlok Select
...s like bathrooms or entryways. if you wish to use the same color throughout a larger space or to change the lay pattern, consider laying the herringbone format in one room and their full-size counterparts in an adjoining room. korlok select with integrout™most of our korlok select tiles feature integrout™, our color-coordinated and stain-resistant grouting that is seamlessly attached to the produ...
Portugal Porcelain Stone Collection
...portuguese atlantic dark limestone, a natural, earthen material found only in the mediterranean, inspired crossville's portugal porcelain tile collection. it captures this one-of-a-kind, subtle, organic surface visual with crossville's digital+ technology. the portugal collection offers finishes for both interior and exterior applications. portugal gives designers a great solution for carrying a ...
Natural Creations with Diamond 10
... flooring sales representative for a demonstration. product offeringnatural creations luxury flooring pioneers new possibilities in commercial flooring. available in three distinct collections, arborart, mystix and earthcuts, and part of continuum™ solutions, your creative design combinations are unlimited. and with our innovative diamond 10 technology, your beautiful floors will look new longer....
LUXE Plank Good
...the beautiful look of hardwood floors with a water and scratch resistance that holds up well against water and everyday wear. with easy installation and no special tools required, you can you can start enjoying your new floor right away — just peel, press and place. choose from true-to-life oak, pine and maple styles, available in 6" planks and a variety of colors. ...
LUXE Plank Better
...ious look of exotic and traditional hardwoods into your home with beautiful luxe plank® better luxury vinyl tile. simple installation with no special tools required — just peel, place and press and start enjoying your new floor right away! our 6" wide, 48" long planks with beveled edges create a true-to-life hardwood visual, and sturdy thickness and scratch and water resistance offer impressive ...
Radiant Heat: Solid vs Engineered, Which is Better?
...question regarding radiant heat: we’re going to be putting in teragren engineered flooring (the particular type is yet to be determined) over radiant heat. is self-locking better than tongue and groove for stability, lack of squeakiness, water resistance, etc.? response: there is a school of thought that believes an engineered multi-layered board can disperse the heat more evenly and helps guar...
LUXE Plank Best
...esistance of our advanced protective coating, urethane plus. easily add beauty and durability to any room with simple installation with no special tools required — just peel, place and press, and start enjoying your new floor right away! available in 6" or 4-1/2" wide planks featuring vibrant colors and gorgeous traditional and exotic styles. lifetime limited residential warranty included. ...
Ege Seramik’s New Quarzite Collection combines Classic Size and Style
...norcross, ga. october 7, 2020 - ege seramik introduces the quarzite collection. available in classic sizes of 12x24 and 24x24, this rectified porcelain tile offers the look of natural quartzite, which create contemporary visuals for any project the quarzite collection is available in four colors with a matte finish. the tiles even feature a unique sparkle, much like crystalline effects found in t...
NAFCD Distributors Report Q2 Sales Decline and Optimism for Q3
...chicago - the north american association of floor covering distributors (nafcd) recently released the results of its nafcd quarterly sales trend survey for the second quarter of 2020. the research and benchmarking tool collects data from industry distributors on sales results from the prior quarter along with forecasts for the upcoming quarter. profitability trends are also tracked and c...
Loferski Appointed Director of Marketing at Bostik
...ing at marquette university. his undergraduate work was done at university of wisconsin-whitewater, where he received his bba in finance. he will be working out of bostik’s north american headquarters in wauwatosa, wisconsin. about bostik, inc. bostik is a leading global adhesive specialist in industrial, construction and consumer markets. for more than a century, it has been developing ...
Mohawk Partners with Sunshine on a Ranney Day
... calhoun, ga. september 28, 2020—mohawk is partnering once again with sunshine on a ranney day, an atlanta-based nonprofit that renovates homes for children with special needs, to provide light and greater independence for two deserving children. mohawk has been a proud partner of sunshine on a ranney day since 2013, providing high-quality flooring for the charity’s home renovation projects. moha...
The Architect’s Newspaper Honors LATICRETE with the ‘Best of Products’ Awards
... variety of categories based on innovation, aesthetics, performance and value. spectralockⓇ pro premium translucent grout was chosen as a winner in the “finishes and surfaces” category, while spartacote™ flex xpl low gloss was selected as an honoree for the “hardware” category, which includes tile, chemical anchors and adhesives. “the focus for our products is to consistently deliver cuttin...
iQ POWER TOOLS Wins Back to Back Pro Tool Innovation Awards
...mpany was founded by third-generation masons joel and paul guth, who have logged over 30 years each in the masonry industry. decades of experience taught them about dust problems; their company started out creating tools to solve their own problems only to realize these same issues affected all contractors’… mess, money and a threat to the health and safety of the industry. iq power tool...
Americhem Expands Global Reach Through Acquisition of Controlled Polymers in Denmark
...ers in the medical plastics and other industries. controlled polymers has developed a specialized portfolio of products integral to many medical device and healthcare applications, including a particular strength in the hearing aid industry. controlled polymers places great importance on sustainability. it strives to produce the greenest compounds in the world through four key areas: resp...
Daltile Collaborates With Leading Architectural Firm Gensler To Create New Products
...n shaping the future of cities and creating places where people live, work, and play has given the firm a unique lens and vision to co-create such cutting-edge new product designs,” said amber leigh martinson, senior director of marketing for dal-tile corporation. “as a design-driven brand with the capabilities to bring virtually any vision to life in tile, daltile was the perfect partner in this ...
Ecore Athletic Adds Two Surfaces to Performance Collection
...e the people above them. built on a legacy that began in 1871, our team designs innovative solutions for many industries, including healthcare, hospitality, wellness, sports and fitness. ecore, headquartered in lancaster, pa, serves athletic and commercial flooring customers in more than 75 countries. learn more at www.ecoreintl.com. ...
TORLYS Expands Team with Addition of Pat Laurie
... said george smith, regional sales director for bc & alberta. “we are committed to investing in the right people, which supports our goal of delivering the best innovation and service to our partners in all channels of this exciting industry.” about torlysheadquartered in toronto, ontario, torlys is a global flooring company that specializes in providing beautiful, responsible flooring ...
Tarkett: Nine New Stone Designs for Popular ProGen™ Rigid Core LVT Collection
...de leader in innovative flooring and sports surface solutions, with net sales of €3 billion in 2019. offering a wide range of products including vinyl, linoleum, rubber, carpet, wood, laminate, artificial turf and athletics tracks, the group serves customers in over 100 countries across the globe. tarkett has 12,500 employees and 33 industrial sites, and sells 1.3 million square meters o...
NAFCD Acknowledges 2020 Education Supporters
...continues to develop and offer modern, cost-effective and dynamic solutions enhancing the productivity and profitability of not only the flooring distributor community, but also their supplier partners and the industry as a whole. "the commitment of these suppliers allows nafcd to continue its mission of developing cost-effective education and training tools designed specifically for fl...
Ege Seramik Introduces the Salvador Collection
...norcross, ga. august 25, 2020 - “our designers have witnessed a revival of art deco designs and colors," commented alp er, general manager at ege seramik. "brass, gold and steel tones mixed with luxury items used as insets such as marble are becoming wildly popular. our new collection brings all of this together!" the salvador collection consists of 24x48" fully polished, rectified wall ...
DEWALT® Revitalizes Its Portable Storage Line With ToughSystem® 2.0
... being compatible with original toughsystem® products, the toughsystem® 2.0 storage system is also compatible with the toughsystem® cooler. the toughsystem® 2.0 storage system will be available starting summer 2020 where dewalt products are sold. individually the toolbox will retail for $49.97 msrp, the large toolbox will retail for $59.97 msrp, the extra-large toolbox with retail for $6...
TORLYS Introduces Leuco and Sango Laminate Collections
...collections, a combined 10 on-trend skus featuring contemporary patterns and enhanced elegant wood visuals. the latest additions to the quick-step® naturetek program offered in canada, leuco is part of the naturetek select program while sango is part of the naturetek plus program; both offering excellent performance at great value. leuco’s 6 sku collection features a 2mm attached pad for i...
Daltile's *Peel & Stick* Mosaics Enjoy Strong Sales During Covid
...y designed for the diy customer.” “the simplystick mosaix assortment includes marble, limestone, and glass mosaics featured as brick-joint, straight-stack, and bevel designs,” said amber leigh martinson, director of marketing for dal-tile corporation. “homeowners now have an exciting way to easily bring the beauty and charm of natural stone into their home. set up for simplystick mosaix ...
NWFA Completes 47th Home with Gary Sinise Foundation
...vided flooring for its 47th home in support of the gary sinise foundation r.i.s.e. program (restoring independence supporting empowerment). the r.i.s.e. program builds custom, specially adapted smart homes for severely wounded veterans and first responders. the home dedication for united states army (ret.) captain greg galeazzi took place on august 20, in boston, ma. flooring for the pro...
Using Karndean to Create a Healthy and Hygienic Home
...backing that will not promote the growth of bacteria or covid-19. safe materialsdid you know that our products are based on vinyl (pvc), the same material used in vital medical equipment including heart and lung bypass tubing? it's also the most widely used polymer in building and construction. in addition, our floors are free from bpa, phthalates and formaldehyde. our products comply with califo...
Mohawk Momentum Roadshow Coming to a City Near You
...ohawk momentum roadshow will showcase the latest in product innovation and program offerings to help retailers move their businesses forward in 2021. “coming together to connect with our retail partners is more important now than ever before,” said jeff meadows, president of residential sales. “consumers are spending more time at home and online searching for new ways to improve and upg...
Tarkett Announces its Collaboration with Clean Hospitals
.... “our collaboration with the organization will keep all tarkett divisions informed of the most up-to-date science and technology for keeping our facilities and communities safe,” said margaret bartholomew, healthcare segment manager, tarkett north america. “tarkett is committed to pursuing only the healthiest materials and solutions for its products, and this partnership is another imp...
LATICRETE Appoints Thomas Tullo to Board of Directors
...e team. i look forward to benefit personally from his guidance, and from the positive impact he will make on laticrete’s business and people.” prior to founding range light capital, tullo was a partner in rossoff & company where he led the firm’s industrial practice. tullo also headed the industrial and diversified services group at rbc capital markets, served as a vice president at...
IFDA'S Educational Foundation Announces Design Student Scholarship Winners for 2020
...ner. in the 2019-20 school year, he served as iida chapter president and increased the membership rates by hosting multiple professional events. nguyen is currently finishing his bachelor of fine arts in interior architecture. the part-time student scholarship for $1,500 open to undergraduate students was awarded to rebecca covarrubias of woodbury university in burbank, ca. born in ch...
Mohawk Expands Pergo Extreme Line with Wood Fundamentals Collection
...t products made domestically, a shopping behavior that continues to increase, along with providing the look and performance that these consumers want.” exclusively offered to mohawk edge retail partners, wood fundamentals adds to pergo extreme’s current four collections of higher-end wood and stone-look visuals. the collection epitomizes “high performance runs deep™” in every way. authen...
Patcraft Introduces Inspired Connection
...cartersville, ga. – patcraft, a leader in high-performance commercial flooring, has introduced inspired connection, a colorpoint carpet tile and broadloom collection designed to create connected and cohesive spaces. featuring bold visuals with textural luxe and warm colorways, the collection inspires creative design to enhance connectivity and enliven the spaces that surround us. inspire...
Tarkett Joins Material Bank®, Giving Architects and Designers a Streamlined Way to Search and Sample Materials
...solon, oh, august 10, 2020 — tarkett, a worldwide leader in sustainable flooring, is giving design professionals a seamless way to search and sample hundreds of its products through a new partnership with material bank®. the world’s largest architectural and design materials resource, material bank is a free service for industry professionals in north america. architects and designers are...
Island Stone Introduces Patina Glass Tile Collection
...one expresses the strength of antiquity in a modern subway tile format. architects and designers can create a variety of patterns with the individual 3½” by 12” pieces. setting this collection apart is a dreamy color collection, made with randomized patterns of abstract speckles and cloud-like wisps. the collection includes akoya pearl, a creamy neutral white with a subtle ethereal glow; ...
Pet Friently PureColor Fiber
...r could have if they were willing to pay for it. modern manufacturing technology and logistics keep purecolor affordable for any homeowner. our product stays within the four walls of our state of the art manufacturing facility, from the extrusion process until it ships out to our retail customers. ...
Tips from the Table: Purposefully Using Pattern
...rned tiles or planks in a smaller area of the home, like an entryway or stair landing. bold pattern can easily overwhelm a space, so it’s best to keep other finishes in the room simple and clean to start and you can always build from there. another option is to create a subtle pattern with the flooring layout, meaning that the planks or tiles are installed in a pattern, but the look of the materi...
Wood-Look Vinyl Flooring
...wood, it's often because they love the timeless style of hardwood, or how well wood flooring coordinates with almost any interior design — but for some reason, hardwood isn't the right fit for their particular project. challenging installation locations since hardwood is not recommended for moisture-prone areas like bathrooms and laundry rooms, you might opt for a vinyl floor that achieves the s...
Wood-Look Vinyl Flooring
...wood, it's often because they love the timeless style of hardwood, or how well wood flooring coordinates with almost any interior design — but for some reason, hardwood isn't the right fit for their particular project. challenging installation locations since hardwood is not recommended for moisture-prone areas like bathrooms and laundry rooms, you might opt for a vinyl floor that achieves the s...
How to Choose the Best Rigid Core Floor
...e on your shortlist. it's a hybrid luxury flooring that includes the best attributes of different flooring types: waterproof, scratch-, stain- and dent-resistant, and quiet and comfortable. it's a smart choice for shoppers who want the look and feel of natural wood or stone, plus peace of mind that floors will hold up beautifully in high-traffic or high-moisture areas. plus, this flooring comes i...
How to Choose the Best Plank Floor
... most importantly, spills. engineered wood flooring was created to lower the cost of wood flooring and attempt to fix some of solid wood's shortcomings. it's constructed from inexpensive plywood or particle board and topped with a thin veneer of hardwood. this construction helps with installation flexibility and slightly improves indent performance, but it adds a new set of problems as well. beca...
3 Glass Tile Bathroom Design Concepts Inspired By Summer
... reflecting over the glass tile will create a sense of depth and movement that only glass tile can bring to your bath area.  incorporate a unique tile pattern. it’s not only a great way to add artistry and personal style to your décor, but it also adds contrast. lastly, use colored glass tile to break up different areas of a large, open master bath by transitioning from one flooring type...
Trend Alert: Japandi Style
...s japandi will likely appeal to you. asian interior design styles are perhaps most well-known for bringing calm and balance to a space (i.e. feng shui, zen), but another aspect of japanese style, in particular, is wabi sabi – beauty in imperfection. up to now, the minimalist style of choice has been scandinavian style, with its light, natural palette; but as minimalist style evolves, it has taking...
4 Tips for Using Tile Sizes to Your Advantage
...ollowing tips when selecting different tile sizes to spruce up your space or achieve distinctive looks. 1. larger tiles make small rooms appear bigger because grout lines are thinner and fewer as part of the layout, smaller rooms appear bigger when using larger tiles. large-format tiles make floors look more streamlined – therefore, creating the illusion of more space. if you’re incorporating w...
SmartStrand All Pet protection
...when it comes to a carpet that truly has it all, look no further than smartstrand. where traditional carpets fall short, smartstrand forever clean offers permanent stain resistance, spill and soil protection, long-lasting durability and it’s made in part from renewable ingredients. truly a worry-free solution, smartstrand forever clean is the perfect flooring for busy households. smart strand sil...
3 Outdoor Living Space Remodel Ideas to Create a Sleek Modern Style
...your outdoor living space is an extension of your home and if summer barbecues and backyard parties are in your near future, it's time to take a good look at your outdoor space and decide if it is truly party-worthy. do your patio tiles leave a lot to be desired or do you just need to spruce up and replace a few cracked or broken tiles? whatever your situation american olean has the perfect tile f...
Hallmark Floors Vinyl 101
...ic wrap, vinyl is a leading material of the 21st century. what is vinyl?vinyl (polyvinyl chloride or pvc), is the world’s most versatile plastic, used to make everything from food wrap to auto body parts. vinyl is composed of two simple building blocks: chlorine, based on common salt, and ethylene, from crude oil. the resulting compound, ethylene dichloride, is converted at very high temperature...
Nine reasons we love flat weave rugs (and you should, too!)
...can certainly wear over time, it won’t develop flat areas or paths like you might see in loop pile or cut pile rugs. that’s ideal for areas in your home with lots of foot traffic going over the same parts of the rug, such as a hallway or a sitting area with only one or two paths to exit the furnished space. flat weave rugs are versatile. flat weaves make great layering elements either when used ...
Wool Carpets: The Best Carpets for Allergies
...y, uphill battle. allergens are everywhere around the house – embedded in fabric, airborne in dust and lying in wait on hard surfaces. it’s impossible to rid your home entirely of these microscopic particles, but you can minimize dust, pet dander, mold, pollen and other annoying allergens in the air that trigger allergic reactions. did you know that natural wool carpet is an effective tool in you...
Designing With Rugs
...raffic? tips for selecting a rug for your home visualize the desired total look of the room. do you want a room that’s uncluttered and monotone or a room rich with colors or textures? if you start with a total empty room, choose an area rug, then paint or paper the walls in colors found in the area rug. remember, the area rug has to fit the room – in more ways than one. consider how the r...
Rugs 101
...ntemporary rugs - choose a style of rug that complements the colors and interior design of your space. think of your home's design, your taste in furniture and other design elements to ensure that a particular rug will blend in rather than detract from the room's overall décor. pattern on pattern - combining patterns in a room can be done with the right attention. curtains, upholstery or pillows...
Choosing the right size of area rug
...ht size of area rug is just as important as selecting a pattern or color. whether rectangle, square or round, the perfect size and shape of a rug is critical to achieving the right look for a room's particular proportions and design. for example, the size and shape of a rug can help define sitting, dining or accent areas of a space by accentuating particular groupings of furniture. furniture can ...
Kitchen Flooring Guide
...the kitchen is the hub of your home, where you cook meals and gather for parties. kitchen floors must withstand frequent foot traffic, dropped dishes and utensils, and spills galore. but because it’s a room you'll likely spend a lot of time in, it must also indulge your craving for great style. what kind of flooring is best for kitchens? all of our flooring is suitable for use in kitchens and e...
Vinyl Flooring That Looks Like Stone
... the look of natural stone: the captivating mosaic shapes, the delicate veining and the gorgeous blend of organic colors and clefts. you can enjoy the beauty of materials like slate, travertine and quartz, artfully captured in stone-look vinyl flooring. authentically designed "stone" vinyl flooring at armstrong flooring, we offer several ways to get vinyl flooring that realistically mimics the ...
Decorating Walls with Flooring
... with the enduring beauty and durability of armstrong products — on your walls. today's style-minded homeowners are approaching flooring from a whole new angle — using it to create accent walls and artistic focal points that reflect their unique style and bring distinctive character to a space. whatever one-of-a-kind look you imagine for your home, armstrong flooring can help you achieve it. we...
How to Choose the Best Plank Floor
... most importantly, spills. engineered wood flooring was created to lower the cost of wood flooring and attempt to fix some of solid wood’s shortcomings. it’s constructed from inexpensive plywood or particle board and topped with a thin veneer of hardwood. this construction helps with installation flexibility and slightly improves indent performance, but it adds a new set of problems as well. beca...
5 Secrets for More Beautiful Laminate Floors
...perfectly fine without any treatments. easy, right? of course, there are many more things you can do or avoid doing to keep your floors looking and feeling fresh, but if you use these 5 tips as a starting point. ...
Best Laminate Flooring for Your Kitchen
...allation could be the least expensive and most transformative renovation you could ever do. if you’re already happy with the existing floorplan of your kitchen, the floor is often the best place to start. ...
Ultimate Guide to Laminate Flooring
...as the leader in flooring, mannington has put together a guide that details everything you need to know about the laminate flooring options on the market. from an overview on the different options available, to benefits, misconceptions and cleaning tips, take the confusion out of floor shopping by reading this handy guide. laminate flooring optionslaminate flooring is offered in a variety of colo...
MANNINGTON HEADS INTO THE WOODS WITH NEW ADURA® MAX APEX FLOORS
...e x 72-inch long planks crafted with a unique fuming process that highlights the natural cracks, unique knots and fine grain found in real oak. available in four hues: ash, bark, frost and timber. chart housechart house goes all in on one of the hottest trends in home design—shiplap. each 6-inch wide x 36-inch long multi-length plank delivers the look of time-weathered rustic wood with an array o...
Ultimate Guide to Hardwood Flooring
...o their natural beauty, wood floors are crafted to stand up to all phases of life. √ long-lasting. the life span of a wood floor can exceed 100 years, making it a tremendous value. when they start to lose their luster, some hardwood floors can easily be sanded and refinished multiple times to restore their beauty.as an alternative, if you do not wish to change the color, a screen and recoat...
Five Benefits of Vinyl Plank Flooring
...if you’re in the market for a new floor, you may have started to feel overwhelmed - with so many kinds of flooring to choose from, how do you choose the option that’s right for your lifestyle and home? vinyl plank flooring is quickly becoming a favorite among homeowners for a lot of reasons, like these: waterproof. waterproof vinyl planks can be used anywhere, but they’re especially ideal for r...
Is Luxury Tile the Same as Linoleum Flooring?
...dered limestone, and pigments. it’s then rolled onto a jute backing and left to cure for two to four weeks. an acrylic sealer is applied, both before and after installation. lvt: luxury vinyl tile starts with polyvinyl chloride (pvc), which is flexible yet resilient and durable. a state-of-the-art printing technology realistically imitates a variety of popular flooring materials such as wood, nat...
Shaw Floors is honored to be a national sponsor of the St. Jude Dream Home Giveaway
...shaw floors is honored to be a national sponsor of the st. jude dream home giveaway. in the coming days, as construction nears completion in more than 40 markets across the u.s., partners & local supporters will gather for "floor signing" events, to permanently attach a blessing or special message to these homes which will raise millions of dollars for the care and life-saving research that happen...
Solid Hardwood vs. Engineered Wood
...ear-resistance of its protective finish. harder woods such as hickory and oak are more dent resistant, and those with more resilient finishes — like our lifetime finish powered by aluminum oxide nanoparticles — will perform best against scratches. engineered hardwood: engineered wood can be sanded and refinished several times throughout the life of the floor. if your durability concerns are arou...
Decorating Your Home with Bold Colors
...ce, consider skylights as an option with a solution such as velux no leak solar powered fresh air skylights, which can bathe the space in natural light and open to bring in fresh air. another smart way to capture natural light is by installing an option like sun tunnel skylights. with their low-profile design, they create a sleek appearance, and installation is also quick and easy. learn...
Looking for a modern, chic upgrade in your home? Our new Modern Contours Collection is your answer.
... making it the perfect marriage of fashion and durability. all with the feeling and comfort underfoot of our suresoftsd™ fiber and the lifetime protection of microban® antimicrobial technology, the smarter way to keep your carpet cleaner. modern contours features microban®antimicrobial technology, the smarter way to keep your carpet cleaner. the ground-breaking microban® technology is always work...
EQ3 Announces Expansion in the US Market
...c manufacturing and promotes a unique canadian perspective on home furnishings and products suitable for any home. alongside its exclusive product line, eq3 has expanded its retail offering by partnering with iconic brands including herman miller, marimekko, vitra, casper, and more. with eleven stores across canada, three u.s. retail locations, and a robust wholesale and e-comm...
SMART Carpet and Flooring Offers Multiple Options for the Home Gym
...  finally implementing that new year's resolution to get fit and lose weight starts with the perfect workout location. for those who choose to skip the commercial gym and instead create their own personal, at-home workout space, smart carpet and flooring. finally implementing that new year's resolution to get fit and lose weight starts with the perfect workout location. for those w...
Modani is Proud to be a New Resident in Costa Mesa
...sist with the shopping experience. sink into a body contouring and luxurious sofa, or sleep soundly on an elegant bed seemingly made of clouds. whether searching for simple and modern decor, or art deco stemmed themes, modani has the design in mind. over the past years, modani has transformed the furniture buying experience by coupling polished designs with smile worthy price tags. the ...
Be the First to see Mitchell Gold + Bob Williams New Spring 2019 Collection
... a clean wood plinth base 39" x 16"d x 88"h whether you updating a space or moving into a new one. our new collection allows you to indulge in the details and say yes to whatever makes your heart happy. let layers of color or pattern and textures help tell your story at home. ...
TV Personalities Headline High Point Market
... dynamic events during the april 6 - 10 high point market – the world's largest international home furnishings trade show – to share business-building insights with attendees. the events are part of the trade show's biannual keynote series, managed by the high point market authority (hpma), open to media, furnishings buyers and professional interior designers with registered passes. ...
Give Your Home a Modern Makeover
...ents can be tackled one by one so you can transform your home into the modern marvel you desire on a timeframe and budget that fits your lifestyle. if a contemporary home is your ultimate goal, start with these key features to create a more modern look. lighting dingy lighting and dim rooms are the antithesis of modern design. a contemporary space is airy and bright, and the lighting...
3 Tips to Create Your Dream Closet
... mornings less stressful. however, treating yourself to your dream closet and introducing a new level of organization can help alleviate those worries and provide a fresh perspective. to get started on your closet makeover, consider these tips: assess your needs before diving headfirst into a full-blown closet makeover, start by assessing any budgetary constraints as well as the phy...
6 Top Home Design Trends for 2019
...nd warm neutrals with ornate fixtures. elements like a craftsman-style front door with sidelights help to accentuate the home's original detailing, while well-crafted, handmade pieces bring the heart and soul of country living into the space. urban country is perfect for the fast-paced urbanite looking to live a more balanced, slow-paced lifestyle. rustic luxury geared toward those ...
Nectar Sleep Announces Participation in The ICR Conference 2019
...  nectar sleep, the world's fastest growing mattress business, today announced that the company will share a presentation at the 2019 icr conference at the jw marriott grande lakes in orlando, florida. the presentation is scheduled for wednesday, january 16th at 12:45 p.m. eastern time and will be simultaneously broadcast on the internet. about nectar sleep nectar sleep bega...
Broome + Greene To Open First Trade Showroom In The Design Center At theMART
... broome + greene announced today the opening of its first trade showroom in the design center at themart, chicago's iconic and world-famous design destination. broome + greene will be opening on the 14th floor in the company of established names like holly hunt, made goods, wired custom lighting and many other industry recognized names. the 1,800 square-foot broome + greene showroom ...
Brooklyn, Healthier Way to Sleep
... shipping with bed-in-a-box delivery. about brooklyn bedding brooklyn bedding is an american made manufacturer of mattresses, differentiated by master craftsmanship, a wholly owned state-of-the art manufacturing facility and exceptional customer service. family owned since 1995, the company originated with two brothers delivering mattress products direct to customers' homes. known as the...
Creating "Modern Chic" Wine Cellars with Glass & Acrylic
...e cellars. the appeal of a "modern chic" style to wine cellar projects has definitely come into its own. having anticipated this, wine cellar innovations developed a new racking design that is now part of its modern wine cellar collection – the glass enclosed acrylic cube series. from small cellars, to large wine rooms, these racking units can bring a truly unique look to your contemporar...
Smart Tech Upgrades to Improve Home Function
... when smart home technologies first emerged, their purpose was largely for convenience and operating the devices was often clunky. today, smart devices seamlessly integrate into connected home systems to make living more efficient, improve home security and even offer advantages for your health. if you're considering upgrades to your home, smart technology is a savvy way to add val...
4 Steps for DIY Paint Project Success
...s. take this task list from the experts at purdy professional painting tools into account before diving in to your diy painting project. find inspiration. having a final design in mind before starting your project can help you plan. from the obvious wall color to more intricate details like painting trim, doors, the ceiling and more, starting your project with a plan can help you avoid...
Designer Kathryn M. Ireland Launches First-Of-Its-Kind White-Glove Digital Design Platform -- The Perfect Room
...ital design experience for sophisticated clients looking for an interior refresh from the industry's most respected interior designers. ireland has enlisted ad100 & elle decor a-list designers martyn lawrence bullard, bunny williams, rachel ashwell, jeffrey bilhuber, and jeffrey alan marks. each designer has curated a number of collections which are broken down by room type, color, and t...
Clever Kitchen Upgrades - Fresh colors and textures for a functional kitchen style
... atmospheric wisps of colors and capture the unique space between technology and spirituality. the unbridled adventurer may use burnt orange to soak in the blue of endless horizon and the subtle earthy colors of the high plains and desert. for the naturalist, green earthy tones can bring the wonder of the world into your kitchen. for the cozy home-body, dark warm tones of gray on cabin...
Home Safe Home
...r service schedules so an expert can evaluate problems that may not be immediately apparent and ensure your appliances are operating at peak efficiency. window treatments windows, and more particularly window treatments, can often play a significant role in a room's ambiance. custom-made drapery and other window treatments are ideal for giving any living space a personal feel. howeve...
The Shade Store Announces Exclusive Window Treatment Partnership with Kips Bay Decorator Show House Palm Beach
... west palm beach, fla., dec. 13, 2018 /prnewswire/ -- the shade store, a leading resource for premium custom window treatments, will partner with the 2019 kips bay decorator show house palm beach, outfitting all designer rooms in the home, opening january 26. the partnership showcases the shade store's mission to be a single, full-service resource for design professionals for any cust...
Badgley Mischka Home Collection Debuts On Luxury Insider Site 1stdibs
...esign house that has exemplified timeless glamour for 30 years, is proud to announce its debut home collection on 1stdibs, a site known for curated home design, luxurious global treasures, unique art and vintage fashion. the badgley mischka home collection features an array of dining, living, and bedroom collections in addition to accent furniture, case goods, upholstered items and deco...
Advice from SMART Carpet and Flooring: Elderly Should Avoid Using Porcelain Tile in Bathrooms
...r. every year, one in four people over the age of 65 experiences a fall, with 80 percent of those falls taking place in the bathroom, according to the national council on aging. the advice from smart carpet and flooring is to replace bathroom flooring with modern luxury vinyl flooring, which is more slip-resistant than traditional porcelain or ceramic tiles typically used in bathrooms. ...
American Industrial Partners' Acquisition of Armstrong Flooring's Wood Flooring Business Is a Win-Win Deal
... cleveland, nov. 15, 2018 /prnewswire/ -- american industrial partners (aip), a private equity firm with substantial holdings in the construction industry, announced today that it had entered into an agreement to purchase the wood flooring operations of armstrong flooring. the transaction, which is expected to be completed in the fourth quarter of 2018, will benefit both companies. a...
Five Show House Trends to Inspire Your Renovation
... natural materials like wood and stone into kitchen and bath design. shifts in the color story: the bright whites that have dominated design books this past decade won't be gone, but they are starting to make their retreat. in 2018 we saw an abundance of earthy neutrals to choose from, like stone grays, blush pinks and warm terracotta - colors that inspire warm feelings and connections...
Top exterior trends to inspire your 2019 home projects
...  thinking of adding a deck? how about replacing the tired, worn siding on your house? now that the weather is colder, it's the perfect time to curl up with a hot beverage and start planning your 2019 home projects so you can nail the budget and settle on the look you're after. "updating your home's exterior can make an older home look more modern, but it can also make a new bui...
Just a week remains to enter for a chance to win the HGTV Urban Oasis Giveaway 2018
...with rustic style and an easygoing personality. fans will recognize him as the host of digital series danmade on hgtv.com, and he was also a favorite from season five of hgtv design star. with art direction and décor from atlanta-based interior designer brian patrick flynn, the home packs megawatt curb appeal and perfectly mixes modern design with classic dutch colonial cues. the exteri...
5 Steps to Incorporate Universal Design
...h offers certification in universal design to provide contractors with the knowledge and training to ensure accessibility in kitchen and bathroom designs. 1. understand your needs before starting any remodeling project, take the time to define your needs. ask simple questions such as: * how do you live in your current home? * what health issues - current and future - should be cons...
Fleximounts Announces Presale of World's First Motorized Garage Wall Shelves
...ansitions: equipped with a quality motor, handyjack™ moves up and down smoothly, keeping storage items safely in place while in transition. quick & easy diy installation: needing just a few parts and screws to put together, handyjack™ shelving can be installed in minutes. durable, high-quality construction: handyjack™ is built to last with heavy gauge steel, premium hardware and to...
Sneak Peak: Teaki Tiles Exhibits with World-Class Design Firm at BD|NY Design Fair
...of island living and teaki tiles, said, "we are so thrilled and honored to have been invited to join bamo in the design space booth at bdny this year! bdny is an event i have always wanted to be part of and i can't wait to see our tiles incorporated into bamo's modern, fantasy escape." designed on maui, hand-crafted in bali, and soon to be available at authorized dealers across the u...
One Kings Lane Opens New York City Flagship At 143 Spring Street In Soho
.../prnewswire/ -- one kings lane, the digital-first destination for making your home an expression of your personal style, unveiled today its first new york city shop, at 143 spring street in the heart of soho. the flagship marks the brand's expansion into additional physical retail locations after nine years as an innovative e-commerce retailer and following last year's successful first s...
Ashley HomeStore,Country Music Association and Big Machine Label Group Partner to Give Furniture to Habitat for Humanity
...2018 /prnewswire/ -- ashley homestore is sponsoring "the 52nd annual cma awards", through furnishing the backstage areas, dressing rooms and the exclusive big machine label group after party for country music's biggest stars. after the festivities, ashley homestore is donating the furniture to the charity, habitat for humanity of greater nashville's restore. the furni...
LG Washers And Dryers Rated #1 In Performance And Reliability Again And Again
...olutions and vehicle components. the "life's good" marketing theme encompasses how lg is dedicated to people's happiness by exceeding expectations today and tomorrow. lg is a 2018 energy star® partner of the year-sustained excellence. www.lg.com. ...
Allied Kitchen & Bath is proud to welcome Michael O'Byrn, award winning South Florida Designer to their team
...ess in south florida. remodeling and renovation takes skilled craftsmen, organized project managers, dependable high‐quality products and most of all great design. allied dedicates a large part of their success to the distinctive designers that exclusively work for them and through their showrooms, offering the best in quality products and customized service. having started his ca...
SMART Carpet and Flooring Reveals Their Naughty & Nice List for Protecting Floors This Holiday Season
... new monmouth, n.j., nov. 5, 2018 /prnewswire/ -- with an estimated 27.4 million real christmas trees purchased last year, according to the national christmas tree association, smart carpet and flooring is providing homeowners expert advice for protecting floors this holiday season with their "2018 naughty and nice list." "between holiday visitors, wet snowy weather, festive decorati...
Gerflor Brings DLW Linoleum Stateside
...r the usa market in 2019. the gerflor dlw line recently completed its six-month integration plan in europe, including takeover of the manufacturing plant in delmenhorst, germany, as well as part of the company’s sales force and support functions. the forthcoming u.s. launch marks the next phase of gerflor’s linoleum venture. expanding its u.s. product portfolio to include linoleum st...
Tarkett Launches the Scale Study Series Collection from Designer Suzanne Tick
...s an impermeable moisture barrier. tarkett believes in placing people in the center of every space. the scale study series is an ideal flooring solution for workplace and higher education. as part of tarkett north america’s sustainability measures and commitment to people-friendly spaces that perform and inspire, the scale study series is: soft surface • cradle to cradle o silver f...
5 Easy Ways to Add Colorful Curb Appeal
...ight fixtures small splashes of color can go a long way, especially with a feature like exterior light fixtures. for safety purposes, it's a good idea to remove the fixture completely before starting your project, and be sure to turn off the power supply before disconnecting electrical cords. for light fixtures to stand out against a neutral-colored home, try spray painting them a bold ...
Expand Your Kitchen - How space-saving sliding door hardware can help
... your kitchen is the heart of your home. it's a place where family and friends gather. it's also a space where you may seem to need more space, whether you're making breakfast for the kids or hosting a big dinner party. using innovative wall-mount door hardware, you can unlock your kitchen's potential by freeing up the "real estate" traditional swinging doors take up. due to their u...
Conn's HomePlus Helps Three Families Still Recovering from Hurricane Harvey
...r connect with the communities we serve," said norm miller, ceo of conn's homeplus. "houston has shown great strength and resilience following harvey and we are proud to work alongside dedicated partners like rebuilding together houston." rebuilding together houston, and broadcast entity, entercom, connected conn's homeplus with the deserving recipients. working directly with each famil...
A New Brand Of Transformational Furniture Brings Space-Saving Solutions To The U.S. Market
...pace for the life you want--and deserve--to live." about xtraroom based in toronto, ontario, xtraroom manufactures, distributes and sells multipurpose, multifunctional furniture. designed in partnership with hgtv celebrity designer chip wade, xtraroom is known for its clean, modern lines and innovative approach. the mission of xtraroom is to improve the lifestyle of consumers by crea...
Images Publishing Group features Sarah Barnard's Healthy Homes in INTERIORS: Inside the American Home
...d ap is featured amongst design giants, marmol radziner, robert a.m stern architects, rios clemente hale studios and others. sarah barnard is an award-winning interior designer with a focus on smart, sustainable design and historic preservation. known for her personable nature, experience with unusual requests, and her careful attention to detail, sarah's design practice contributes to ...
Natuzzi-LG 'Smart Living Concept' Marries Intelligent Sofa, Smart Home Devices
...g electronics are joining forces at the fall 2018 high point market to illustrate how thoughtful furniture design embraces advanced technology to transform the concept of modern living. the "smart living concept" – jointly developed by natuzzi italia, italy's largest furniture house with select locations in the u.s., and lg signature, lg's ultra-premium home entertainment and home appli...
Art Van Furniture Introduces Innovative New Way to Shop by Identifying Six Popular Lifestyle Collections
...mich., oct. 8, 2018 /prnewswire/ -- this fall, shopping for home furnishings and accessories that perfectly complement each customer's own personal style is easier than ever instore and online at art van furniture. the midwest's no. 1 furniture and mattress retailer has debuted an innovative new merchandising system that showcases six primary lifestyle collections (casual, urban, farmhou...
Living in Color
... to mean going outlandishly bold. paint hues like aqua, mint and olive can all set the stage for a calm, inviting atmosphere. each of these shades provides a mild taste of colored cabinetry, imparting an effect that is subtle but bold enough to make its presence known. mink gray exploring shades of gray is another way to develop a unique look. some shades result in a calm, tranquil e...
Mohawk's Edge Summit to Accelerate Retailers' Competitive Edge
... mohawk will unveil innovative products, brands and programs to help its retail partners accelerate their competitive edge in the face of today’s fast-paced and changing retail world at the edge summit, which will be held december 6–9, 2018 at gaylord palms resort in kissimmee, fla. “edge summit offers a front row seat to the future of specialty retail and represents mohawk’s commitm...
Tarkett completes the acquisition of Lexmark, reinforcing its presence in the North America hospitality segment
...iness for north america. lexmark produces high-quality carpet, primarily for the north american hospitality market, and is well-recognized among leading hospitality chains for its state-of-the-art products and services. the company achieved approximately $120m of sales in 2017, employs 460 people and operates one plant in the u.s. the addition of lexmark to the north america divisi...
Home Upgrades that Really Work/Ideas and inspiration to create more functional spaces
...consistent look and style throughout the room and create a truly custom experience. however, a project of this scope often requires professional assistance. there are companies like re-bath, a partner of jcpenney home services, that offer an exclusive remodeling process to remove old materials and fixtures and replace them with beautiful, new products in a wide variety of colors and styl...
Ashley HomeStore Licensee Hill Country Holdings Recognized For Hurricane Harvey Recovery Efforts
...just that simple." seventy-three ashley associates also were impacted by the storm, many who lost almost everything, adds seals. "fortunately, we launched a disaster relief and associate heartship fund a year before harvey," says seals. "that fund played a big role in ensuring our associates and their families impacted by the storm had a roof over their heads and food on the table...
Simple Home Renovations/7 projects that improve resale value
...onality for everything from keeping an eye on the kids while making dinner to entertaining guests. this type of floor plan can also make small rooms feel larger and invite more light into darker parts of the house. the most cost-effective way to create an open space is to remove non-load-bearing walls (load bearing walls help support the roof; while they can be removed there's typically...
Refresh Your Space/5 steps to simplify your next paint project
...rom jennie kitchen, product manager, valspar applicators at the sherwin-williams company, consumer brands group: step 1: choose your color selecting a color can often be the most difficult part of a paint project. while browsing through all the colors can be overwhelming, a resource like askval.com offers a variety of tools to help you select the perfect shade. you can also have pa...
Patcraft’s Color Campaign Inspires Four New Products
...west collections help designers, end-users and facility managers infuse a variety of timely, colorful options to truly transform the performance of the commercial environment. about patcraft part of shaw industries, patcraft is a leader in high-performance commercial flooring, delivering performance carpet tile, broadloom and resilient with innovative design and superior service to mee...
New Arrivals: Capel Expands Kevin O'Brien Collection
...e collection will be on view at capel rugs' showroom, located at historic market square, space 112. two of the collections take inspiration from places that have a special place in o'brien's heart. gilded age is based on sketches o'brien did of damask fabrics seen in a historic church interior in paris, the city where he proposed to his wife. willow is based on drawings o'brien did duri...
Mohawk Cushions all Seven Susan G. Komen 3-Day Walks for Third year
... calhoun, ga. september 2018 — mohawk continues its fight against breast cancer with its support of the susan g. komen® 3-day walk by donating more than 7,000 smartcushion pads to comfort this year’s walkers and crew members. the company also hosts the “mohawk mile,” a bright pink carpeted footpath to the finish line filled with mohawk residential and commercial team members, retail p...
Ashley HomeStore Introduces New Modern Farmhouse Lifestyle
...r more information about ashley and the mane + mason lifestyle, visit https://www.ashleyfurniture.com/c/shop-by-style/lifestyles/mane-mason/. ashley homestore is committed to being your trusted partner and style leader for the home. this commitment has made ashley homestore the no. 1 furniture retailer in the u.s. and one of the world's best-selling furniture store brands with more than...
Mannington Mills Announces Hard Surface price Increase
...salem, nj – september 7, 2018 – mannington mills continues to focus on hard surface products as a core part of the business and is committed to bringing the best in performance, design and service across all product types and segments. we continue to be challenged by rising costs across the board, however, particularly in raw materials and freight, and with that must implement a 4 to 7 percent pri...
Mohawk Redesigns Five Star to Enhance In-Store Shopping Experience
...ied mohawk hard and soft products to use for merchandising samples and marketing programs. plus, receive discounts on digital services and products. “for over 30 years, we have been creating partnerships with independent retailers that help them thrive in the ever-changing business landscape,” explained arnold. “five star represents a new era of continued partnership. built on the fo...
Patcraft’s Oxidation Experiment Inspires Artefact Carpet Tile
... cartersville, ga. – patcraft, a leader in high-performance commercial flooring, has launched its newest carpet tile collection, artefact. this versatile collection, featuring four distinct products, was inspired by an oxidation experiment exposing fabrics to metal, rust and water. through a six-week process, vibrant colors and designs emerged to create a flooring collection aimed at ...
5 Reasons Why Terrazzo Tiles May Be Perfect For Your Flooring Needs
... or public space in need of a flooring upgrade, you may consider using terrazzo tile. a low-maintenance flooring option that’s been around for decades, terrazzo is made by blending marble, granite, quartz or glass chips into a cement binder. the results provide durability, but also visual depth, and its unmistakable mid-century look has seen an enormous resurgence in popularity in recent years, ap...
Living in Color
... to mean going outlandishly bold. paint hues like aqua, mint and olive can all set the stage for a calm, inviting atmosphere. each of these shades provides a mild taste of colored cabinetry, imparting an effect that is subtle but bold enough to make its presence known. mink gray exploring shades of gray is another way to develop a unique look. some shades result in a calm, tranquil...
Quick Ways to Freshen Up Your Home for Fall
...utside, it's inevitable that you've tracked some of the great outdoors back inside with you. get your floors back in their best condition with a simple carpet washing innovation like hoover's smartwash automatic carpet cleaner. an auto-mix feature precisely mixes and dispenses solution for optimal cleaning, and operation is as easy as it comes: push forward to wash, pull back to dry. let...
Home Improvements with High ROI
...flooring much like hands reveal a person's true age, flooring speaks volumes about a home. replacing and updating worn floors can instantly add value. a timeless selection like wood flooring, particularly in heavy traffic areas, is durable enough to withstand wear and complements a wide range of interior designs. if you already have wood floors that are in reasonably good condition, whe...
Bring New Life to Your Kitchen with Color
...ts aesthetic value, but also because it can shape perceptions and emotions. "color is powerful - when you walk into a room, you can instantly feel its subconscious effect on your mood, your heart rate and even your appetite," said color trend expert janice fedak. "that's why it's important to choose colors that 'speak to you,' express your unique personality and truly make you feel at ...
How big of a deck do I need?
...how homeowners intend to use their space as each "zone" of the deck will require a general square footage. "people want somewhere to cook, and then eat, and then have a conversation, and you start adding up these areas and you realize you can't do all this in a 16-foot by 12-foot deck," said pologruto, the owner of decks & more. dining - 320+ square feet outdoor kitchens and din...
Energy Savers that Make 'Cents'
...and rinse cycles. other options include turning down the thermostat on your heater, adding insulation or purchasing a newer, more efficient model. heating and cooling according to the u.s. department of energy, as much as 40 percent of a home's energy expenses come from the heating, ventilation and air conditioning (hvac) system, also known as the heating and cooling system. like appli...
Ideas for an On-Trend Bathroom
... (family features) bringing an outdated bathroom into the now is a sure way to infuse value and personal enjoyment into your home.  whether you're tearing down and starting fresh or simply looking to infuse some new life with a few key elements, these ideas, paired with an option such as wellborn cabinetry, can give you the inspiration you need to transform a tired toilet into a...
Get Ready for Guests - Tips to prepare your home for summer entertaining
...e of the island, a central hub, and the light and airy emerald green as a backdrop for a stylish gathering spot that can get guests feeling instantly at ease. make it feel like home.  part of making your house as inviting as possible is ensuring that guests feel comfortable and welcome. creating a guest suite that feels inviting can help make guests feel at home during their vis...
Simple summer home maintenance tips for comfort and energy savings
...ding to the u.s. energy administration's estimation. jennifer franz, an energy efficiency expert at lennox, says the good news is that homeowners can spend just a few hours before the season starts to make some quick fixes and easy improvements that will help them save energy and make them more comfortable all summer long, including: mind the maintenance: schedule an annual routine c...
A Handy Guide to Starting a Home Remodel
...ional, enjoyable and comfortable. getting your hands dirty on the front end - with some planning and preparation - is the best blueprint for a successful home remodeling project. to help you start your remodel on the right track, consider these tips from gary white with jcpenney home services. start with a plan although it may sound obvious, the first step really is to decide what y...
3 Kitchen and Bath Trends for 2018
...ith a pop of color to add interest without overwhelming the space. there are many ways to introduce color, such as a bright island or items that are easily switched out like window treatments and artwork. combining different shades of white, gray and other neutral colors like beige is an effective way to create a warm and inviting space. one important note to consider when mixing these...
Scratching the surface of lvt - let's find out what's underneath
...you’re strolling around, maybe looking for a place to have dinner, when all of a sudden you notice everybody seems to be carrying the same backpack. or — in a bunch of store windows you see this one particular gizmo that (conveniently!) keeps the charge port on your phone from getting clogged and destroyed by pocket lint or junk in your purse. meanwhile, here comes the thematic leap: lvt is kind ...
4 simple swaps when planning a kitchen refresh
...moment." most importantly, remember to let your personality shine by adding items that have special meaning. whether it's a set of vintage bronze candlesticks you found at a local antique shop or artwork purchased on vacation, unanticipated personal pieces often create storytelling moments and receive the very best of compliments. for more design inspiration, visit deltafaucet.com/des...
6 project ideas to recreate your kitchen/Minor and major projects that can recreate your kitchen
... hub of activity in a home, the kitchen serves many purposes: meal prep base, dining area, family gathering place, celebration zone, and entertainment center, to name a few. does your high-use, heart-of-the-home kitchen meet the challenges and needs of your family life? if not, then it's time for a renovation. a kitchen remodel can be inspired by lifestyle changes, the need for energy e...
Fresh Home Upgrades for Spring
...after a long winter cooped up indoors, spring is the perfect time to start re-imagining your home and making upgrades that create a fresh, welcoming vibe. these project ideas - some big, some small - can help breathe new life into your home so you're ready to enjoy your favorite rooms to the fullest. air it out months of closed windows and doors can make any room feel dusty and stale. ...
The best way to clean wood floors might surprise you
...st in time to open the doors and windows and welcome in spring, bona has introduced its premium spray mop for hardwood floors with a larger mop head for faster cleaning, and a full-size cleaning cartridge of cleaner. the new pressurized cartridge dispenses the perfect amount of solution designed to care for and sustain hardwood floors. lifestyle and design blogger jennifer rizzo (jennif...
5 Ways to Refresh Your Home for Spring
...nd devise a plan to reduce and reimagine your way to a refreshing, updated home you can fully enjoy once more. reorganize cluttered areas if a room (or rooms) in your house are in disarray, start by reorganizing those often-used spaces to give them a like-new look and feel. begin by removing everything from the room - including the furniture, if you're able - and separate your belong...
Mix, match and mosaic: The top interior design trends of 2018
...new look. mix, match and mosaic is what it's all about this year. sara babinski, a designer for armstrong flooring, offers her view of the top design trends of 2018. inspired by nature earth tones are big this year in everything from accent pieces, to linens and walls, to flooring. think natural-colored solid hardwood and rattan dining chairs. also on trend: breezy, uncomplicated...
Warm up with 5 DIY projects to tackle this winter
...r home more comfortable and to reduce the cost of your next heating bill. * clear that clutter. a few months cooped up in your home can really lead to some excessive accumulation, so why not start your spring cleaning early? tackle your home's clutter over the course of several days and review everything you find. if you haven't used an item in more than a year - or you don't even know ...
5 top trends for your kitchen in 2018
...itchen, from modern to farmhouse, traditional to contemporary and every style in between. * design elements everywhere. long a place of functional purity, the kitchen is getting a dramatically artistic makeover in 2018. designers from one side of kbis to the other were showcasing lavish kitchens complemented with unique patterns, angles and texture choices. you simply wanted to go out a...
The Complete Guide to Printed Carpet
...carpet 1) improved design continuity with proper maintenance, commercial carpet can last upwards of 20 years. however, in that time it's likely you'll have to replace sections or tiles that become particularly worn or damaged. if you're replacing tiles, it's crucial that you can get an exact color and pattern match, or else the new section will stand-out and be even more noticeable than the dam...
Is Laminate Flooring a Smart Commercial Flooring Option?
...aminate is a popular flooring choice, but is it a good option for commercial installations? we're looking at the relative strengths and weaknesses of laminate flooring, to understand whether it's a smart commercial flooring choice, or if there are better alternatives. the strengths of laminate flooring the biggest selling point for laminate flooring is how it looks: it can rival the aesthetics o...
The beauty of barn doors
...new york-based interior designer laura bohn agrees. "i've installed hardwood barn doors in many projects, both in the city and the country," she says. "they provide a lot of decorative interest, particularly hung in pairs. i'd choose a clean, sophisticated design in a subtle wood like maple or birch for an urban interior. poplar planks painted a cheerful color, or characterful woods like ...
Escape with 2018's top trending color
...use it offers a break from an often chaotic and over-worked world. "with society facing overstimulation and a need to take refuge, the color black offers a comforting retreat, and a chance to start new and get back to the basics," she says. "black flame represents that necessary void and the need for nothingness that helps us recharge, making it a timeless and classic color in home decor...
Spring without the wings: 5 tips to avoid a seasonal pest problem
.... the promise of warmer weather on the horizon is also a boon for the numerous species of pests that inhabit your area, and when the temperature perks up, many of those pests come out of hiding and start looking towards your home for food and shelter. protecting your home and property from seasonal intruders is a year-long job, but your task could be simpler if proper preparations are made in a...
Smart home update 2018: New products that organize your life through voice
...the artificial intelligence that's already taking the world by storm is ramping up even more in 2018, enabling a number of innovative new smart home tools that can make your life easier, more comfortable or just more fun. throughout the year, consumers worldwide are expected to spend $102 billion on hardware, services and installation related to smart home systems, an amount expected to...
Stuck inside? Easy tips to freshen up your living space
...uum bags every 1-2 months, filters every 3-6 months and belts once per year is recommended to help your vacuum achieve peak performance. even more, a filtrete hepa vacuum filter will help trap particles 75 times smaller than a human hair, including 99.97 percent of dust mite debris, animal dander, molds and pollen. don't forget to look up after tackling floors, dust ceiling fans and ...
5 budget-friendly master bathroom upgrades you'll cherish for years
... this project yourself. pick a color that matches your tastes and your space and your bathroom will take on a whole new feel. * get soaking. remember all that talk about the oasis? it really starts with the tub. the sterling lawson oval bath offers beautiful style at an affordable price with soaking and whirlpool models. the bath can be situated to fit nearly any bathroom layout, and ...
Stuck inside? Easy tips to freshen up your living space
...uum bags every 1-2 months, filters every 3-6 months and belts once per year is recommended to help your vacuum achieve peak performance. even more, a filtrete hepa vacuum filter will help trap particles 75 times smaller than a human hair, including 99.97 percent of dust mite debris, animal dander, molds and pollen. don't forget to look up after tackling floors, dust ceiling fans and ...
Room-by-Room Renovations-Small changes that add up to a big impact
... room is outdated and dingy, a renovation may be all you need to make the old feel new and to fall in love with your home all over again. upgrading your home can be a big job, and unless it's part of a pre-move-in plan, few homeowners find it practical (or even possible, from a budget standpoint) to execute a large-scale project. however, tackling the updates one room at a time and fo...
Save Money Through Energy Efficiency
...  as much as half of the average homeowner's monthly utility expenses go toward cooling and heating, according to the u.s. department of energy (doe). for many households, that makes energy the largest home-related expense each month, next to a mortgage payment. fortunately, numerous technological advances are making it easier than ever to manage home energy use. in fact, the doe...
3 Ways to Throwback Style
...storically unfitted 1920s to 1950s charm and eccentricity. the result is a space that represents many eras and design styles, and the kitchen is the perfect space to bring this look to life. start by establishing a focal point for your retro-modern design, such as a functional nod to the past. long before modern refrigeration, iceboxes were used in many of the homes in the early 20th ce...
Tricked out with Tech/Bathroom features that take smart living to a whole new level
...ligent devices lend ease to everyday activities and enrich your ability to enjoy the comforts of home. with new products joining this category at an exponential pace, there's a way to boost the smart function of every room, even the bathroom. climate controls environmental elements like lighting and temperature are among the first signals your brain processes when you enter a new spa...
Chicago's premier carpet cleaning service
...icago and surrounding suburbs. we employ only the most experienced, highly trained professionals to assess and clean your area rugs, carpets and sofas, using many years of experience and state of the art technology that will rid your carpet of dust, dirt, allergens, stains, and all other health harming bacteria. quality first feels proud and delighted to offer you a broad array of cleaning ...
Upgrades that Boost Your Home's Value and Enjoyment
...'t necessarily a simple decision. budget and space most often dictate the direction, but keeping function and your lifestyle needs in mind can help create a space that makes for an all-around smart investment. add technology in unexpected places. with the surge in smart devices, it's becoming increasingly common to add technology throughout the house, and the bathroom is no exception...
Create a Sleek, Functional Home Office
... discipline. maintaining a clean and organized workspace, keeping in touch and limiting distractions allows those who work from home the opportunity to be as successful as their in-office counterparts. for more ideas to solve your home office storage and organization needs, visit closetmaid.com. ...
Prepare Your Home for Holiday Guests
...cor into the space to create a cheerful, festive atmosphere. be sure the area is free of clutter and make space for your guests' shoes, coats and other personal items to send a message from the start that you're happy to be hosting them. guest bedroom after a long journey, guests are sure to appreciate a clean, fresh bedroom, with personal touches to make them feel special. make sure...
Material Matters
... for many homeowners, aesthetics and function are the primary considerations of a kitchen renovation. however, before you lay out your space and start selecting colors, there is another essential factor to explore: the materials you will use for each feature. in fact, there are numerous factors to consider as you narrow down your options. giving special attention to the material composition ...
Kitchen and Bath Remodeling Trends to Watch
...esn't have to be. check out some of these trends from the national association of the remodeling industry (nari) to consider when planning your next kitchen or bath remodel. make your home smarter it used to be that internet meant high-tech. now, especially with the internet of things, it means easier access to entertainment and home security. home automation is now a consideration whe...
7 Steps for a Healthier Home
...eco-conscious choices is as important as ever. from controlling the types of materials used within your home to keeping an eye on indoor air quality, these tips can help you create a healthier, more earth-friendly indoor environment. use a water filter. depending on where you live, different contaminants could reside in your tap water. rather than risk consuming these contaminants or drinking ...
Give Your KITCHEN a Facelift
...ant to upgrade in ways that make everyday tasks easier and your space more efficient. from larger upgrades like an entire suite of matching stainless steel kitchen appliances to elegant and durable quartz countertops or a new dining set, to smaller optimizations such as a smart thermostat to control temperatures or multi-tiered cabinet organizers, it's easy to breathe new life into one of your hom...
Improvements for Independence/Modifications to make your home more accessible
... being safe and comfortable at home is a large part of living well. home modifications and repairs can help everyone, especially older adults and people with disabilities, maintain an independent lifestyle and prevent accidents. many older adults prefer to stay at home for as long as possible, but too often don't think about whether their homes will meet their needs as they age. making imp...
Tidy Back-to-School Transitioning
... the parents surveyed said their children's messiness often leaves them in bad moods. considering one of the hardest things about back-to-school season is creating an organized routine, the time to start is now. when every room in the home can use some reorganization, decluttering in preparation for busy school days can be overwhelming. a smart place to start is in the room you and your kids w...
A room-by-room guide to decluttering your home
...rsity study found people with clean houses are healthier than those living in cluttered homes. you may realize clutter isn’t good for you, but it’s not always easy to get organized. to help you get started, here is a room-by-room guide to cutting the clutter: entryway basic tactics: * decide what belongs in your entryway and what doesn’t. the size of the space will influence this decision...
Rethinking bathroom design
... searching for inspiration on the web or one of the many home renovation television shows. there’s no shortage of beautiful ideas and designs out there, but before you make any decision, you should start with the crucial question: what is it i really want? a recent study conducted by the home design website houzz found that the two things homeowners want most for their bathroom are style and ea...
3 ways to personalize your home's curb appeal with an eye-catching front door
...oor manufacturers offer a wide range of glass designs to complement your door. depending on the look you prefer, these range from a full lite door, in which the glass extends from top to bottom, to quarter lite doors, in which the pane is limited to the top one-fourth of the door. glass is tempered to resist breakage and to help keep intruders out. additionally, you can choose from options with a ...
How to use color psychology to influence the mood of your home
... big difference on the look of your home and how you feel living in it. but unless you’re a color expert, it’s hard to know what colors are best among the endless array of options. a great place to start is by understanding the psychology behind various colors, so that you can achieve the look and create the effect you want in each room. “color is such an important factor in setting or improvin...
7 'little' upgrades that can mean a lot to homebuyers
... anyone who’s ever bought or sold a home knows how even little things can sway a buyer to feel a particular house is "just right." while major features such as a good location, a big kitchen, and a certain number of bedrooms and bathrooms all drive a home’s price and how attractive it is to buyers, small details like fresh paint and new faucets can also help clinch a sale. when you’re trying...
Tackle Spring Cleaning Room-by-Room Like a Pro
...due. mop the floors, disinfect all surfaces and remove clutter that has accumulated, including old and out-of-date food from the refrigerator and pantry. because consumables are such an integral part of this space, it's a good idea to use green cleaning products that won't leave harmful residues on your cooking surfaces or distribute contaminants into the air. home office if there's any ...
Easy DIY projects to prepare your home for sale
...o spend money on expensive home repairs or real estate-staging services. consider these easy diy projects that can help ensure your home is market ready when it's time to sell. if the property is particularly appealing, you may even start a bidding war.  paint the front door – first impressions count when it comes to a home sale. you want your entryway to be inviting so homebuyers want ...
Black is the new black: Black makes a comeback as a major home improvement trend
...ative that boosts curb appeal and enhances design elements. decades ago black was the traditional color for asphalt roofs. homeowners, seeking to mimic the look of expensive wood shake shingles, started to opt for brown and gray composite shingles. black shingles began to fall out of popularity. but today, homeowners are looking to stand out rather than fit in. a black roof breaks up the sea...
Stylish Storage for Renters
... just because you rent or live in small quarters doesn't mean you can't have ample storage space. it means you just have to be a bit more creative in figuring out where to put things, even when it seems hopeless to get a handle on organization and clutter under control. the first rule is to purge and keep only what you need or simply love. it's a good idea to review your possessions at leas...
Designing Stylish and Functional Outdoor Kitchens
...faulk, chief designer and head of product for kalamazoo outdoor gourmet, producer of premium culinary products for residential outdoor kitchens. "the result is a fully realized space with all of the parts working together - much more than a collection of furniture and cooking equipment." to get the most out of your outdoor kitchen, these products should work harmoniously. get started with the b...
3 Steps for Growing Edible Herbs
... rewarding ways to try your hand at gardening. with these tips from bayer advanced lawn and garden expert lance walheim, you can add a pop of flavor to family dinners. choose your herbs start by thinking about which herbs you use regularly and researching those plants to determine if you can easily grow them at home. basil, chives, oregano, parsley and thyme are notorious for being fus...
5 green home improvements that can help sell your home for more
...ws, heating and cooling systems, thermostats and appliances in their construction, the survey says. if you're selling your home and hope to compete with new construction - as well as set your house apart from other resales - making green improvements could significantly pay off. "updating your home with green features can attract more buyers and even increase your home's sale price," says geoff...
Add living space to your home with an easy patio makeover
...e's square footage of living space without straining your wallet. think of the patio as a summer room, and the possibilities really open up. one approach to making your summer room perfect is to start by thinking of your needs and what you love to do. if you could add any room to your home, what would it be, and what would you use it for? then, turn to a resource like big lots, which offers eve...
Uniquely you hues: Decorating with your personality in mind
...) makes a stunning first impression. your favorite vacation spot can also serve as a muse in realizing your design sense. if thoughts of weekends at your family cabin bring warm memories, then deep, earthy tones will likely evoke nostalgia in reminiscing about your favorite spot. to make paint color selection easier, the ppg paints brand offers five-color collections that help consumers see var...
Big-impact ideas for small patio spaces
... water feature can add a sense of peacefulness to any patio. for smaller spaces, easily turn a decorative waterproof container or planter into a beckoning water feature by simply adding water and a smartpond low water shut-off fountain pump. this smart pump automatically shuts off if the water becomes too low, preventing pump burnout. it's also a great replacement pump option to revive a decorativ...
Trends to Enhance Your Outdoor Living Space
...electronics from the elements. material matters just because people are spending more time on their decks doesn't mean they're willing to put in extra hours for maintenance. wood alternatives, particularly wood-plastic composites, are especially popular due to their low-maintenance features. unlike wood, composite decking such as trex transcend, resists fading, staining, scratching and mold ...
Recycle what? 5 tips for recycling bathroom products
...ohnson consumer inc. found 60 percent of moms wish they remembered to recycle more. the more you know about what's recyclable, the easier it is to incorporate it into your daily routine. so, this earth day - and every day - care for the planet the way you care for your family by following these five simple and creative ways to recycle and reuse your empty bathroom products. 1. get a bathroom...
5 projects to create the perfect outdoor kitchen
...everal easy, affordable projects to help you transform the area into the perfect cooking and entertaining space. give these projects a try to create a one-of-a-kind destination for the season. * start with the grill. your grill is the focal point of your cooking area and you'll need to determine whether gas, charcoal or propane is right for you. if expense is a concern, propane is a more cost-e...
Top 6 home decorating trends
...ack-to-nature hue that brings zest while still managing to work with warm wood tones. greenery is an attention-grabbing color, and it can be used to add pop and contrast to the overall interior. the earthy tone is a welcome complement to some of the more neutral hues that have gained prominence in the past year. 6. forget hygge: this year is all about lagom: the year 2016 was about reaching the...
Refresh Your Space for a Brighter Season
...r routine. while a seasonal overhaul can sound daunting, here are five simple steps to help make spring preparations a breeze. clean out the fridge. before tackling messes around the house, start at the heart of the kitchen by cleaning out your refrigerator. get rid of old leftovers, forgotten frozen meals and expired condiments. by removing perished contents from your fridge, you'll get r...
5 simple projects to recreate your backyard
...jects through project blueprints and video at www.realcedar.com. * a bar for the deck. a deck bar is an easy weekend project to house your cooler and act as a serving station for weekend events. start this project by laminating four two-by-sixes together to form the top. cut notches from four four-by-fours to build the legs for the bar and add the adjoining pieces to build the outside of the fr...
Mix Up Something Eclectic
... a narrow gap could be closed with a unique pull-out cabinet, such as wellborn cabinet's base canister organizer pullout cabinet, which holds three small, one medium and three large containers. the quart containers are included with this canister organizer when ordered direct from the company. storage keeping what's inside your cabinets organized only adds to a newly redesigned kitchen's enh...
4 design upgrades for a spring refresh
...erfect for an accent wall that needs a pop of color. if you yearn for a new design, simply remove the existing paper and replace with a new pattern. bejeweled beauty this spring, channel your inner artist and incorporate a sense of vibrancy into living spaces. jeweled tones are experiencing a resurgence this year, proving there is no better way to energize a space than with a brilliant emerald g...
Breathe easier with carpet
...carpet and indoor air quality in a recent study it was shown that carpet trapped allergens to a greater extent than hardsurface floors, resulting in fewer particles escaping into the air. allergens trapped by carpet did not return to the carpet's surface or the air, even when the carpet was disturbed by walking or other similar activities. furthermore, effective carpet cleaning - such as vacuumin...
Why Carpet?
...carpet is an integral and valuable part of most of our homes. and although we love the beauty of other floors like hardwood, laminate, tile, and resilient luxury vinyl flooring, we also know and love all the great benefits of carpet. here are just a few: soft, luxurious comfort - there is nothing quite like carpet for a soft place to play, sit, and work. warmth - you'll feel the warmth with...
7 home improvements to tackle before you move in
...ontractors who meet certain qualifications, like tamko building products’ pro certified contractor program. homeowners can easily locate a tamko pro at www.tamko.com/find-a-pro to get their project started. *removing popcorn ceilings. no one likes these. we’re not sure anyone ever did,but alas, they are a common sight, especially in older homes. popcorn ceilings (and walls) are easy to remove, ...
Spring home improvements you can do in 24 hours or less
... for most of us, the idea of spring cleaning probably sounds refreshing after a winter of bundling up against the cold. now that spring has arrived, it’s finally time to get started! sprucing up your home doesn’t have to take lots of time, and is a great way to leave you feeling reinvigorated after a long winter. to help you spring into warm weather home improvement, here are 24 simple proje...
Make This Spring a Season of Clean
... spring cleaning is a time-honored tradition to clear the clutter and start fresh, but when strapped for time, it can be hard to get started. instead, simplify the process, stay motivated and get a sense of accomplishment for a job well done with these tips. get motivated according to a survey conducted by the clorox company regarding attitudes toward spring cleaning, people who spring cle...
Dare to Dream-Add functional, appealing features for a desirable home
...e into the living space of your dreams takes effort and commitment, but while the weather is warm and motivation is on your side, it's time to put your visions to the test. whether you choose to start your renovation project on the inside or outside, for fun or for function, the important part is committing to getting it done and doing it right. that includes finding the right materials and pro...
4 Steps for Downsizing
... for one reason or another, you've determined the house you're living in has become too much to handle. seniors, empty nesters or those moving from a suburban home into a loft or apartment in the city all face similar challenges when it comes to downsizing. for example, after judy raphael's husband was diagnosed with dementia and moved to a nursing home, it became difficult for her to take c...
5 spring DIY craft projects to make old stuff new again
...a bed on the shelves. woodland picture frame - do you have an old picture frame or a mirror that the glass has broken out of? you can transform the most basic or worn frame into a piece of natural art by using a glue gun to attach sticks in varying shapes and sizes to the frame. use sticks from a craft store or from your own backyard to decorate the frame, giving it a rustic look that brings a ...
3 backyard projects you can tackle in a weekend
... in the sun, entertain friends or indulge in your hobbies. it just needs a little sprucing up, and the right projects can help. best of all, many of these projects are quick and easy. to get you started, here are three projects you can accomplish in a spring weekend - and enjoy all summer long. forging a fire pit whether it's an afternoon gathering or an evening under the stars, adding a ...
3 tips to make your bathroom remodel a breeze
...the most common remodeling project people will undertake in 2017, according to the national association of home builders. so what's the best way to begin? here are three expert tips to help you get started: 1. identify the “pain points” of your current bathroom. even if you’ve been dreaming about a new bathroom for years, the exercise of writing out goals for your remodel is an important first ...
Tips for a Vintage Kitchen Remodel
... capturing the nostalgic feel of older homes: the classic lines, hardwood, moldings and woodwork, and features like fireplaces or stonework, bannisters or windows and doors. the kitchen can be a particularly challenging room to renovate because the blend of old charm with modern convenience and functionality can seem at complete odds. these ideas from the design experts at elmira stove works c...
Beauty and utility: Designing a functional, stylish home
...roof surface finishes, all while maintaining the on-trend style and beautiful details design-savvy homeowners seek. form and function of flooring the most impactful way to refresh the home is starting from the ground up with flooring. many homeowners are drawn to the beauty of wood floors, but worry about spills or kids and pets tracking messes through the house. retailers like lumber liquid...
Home Design Trends/Make style the focus of your home renovation
...ovide balanced, natural light that can make colors appear truer while enhancing interior decor. in addition, strategically introducing natural light from above can free up wall space for cabinetry or artwork and make small rooms feel larger. "skylights bring much more than natural light into a space. they give occupants the feeling of being outdoors with elements like a sky view, gentle breeze...
Don't Lose the Luster-Maintain natural stone counters
...while. it's important to understand the shine on granite and other natural stone is not from applying a wax, but a natural shine that reflects a rigorous process. after being quarried from the earth's surface using a combination of diamond wire cables, drills and even dynamite, these stone blocks are taken to a factory for processing. a giant gang saw using diamond blades slices the blocks i...
Simply sleek: How to create today's top shower design
...es of european simplicity. to create a fashionable, functional and fabulous shower, follow these three rules. rule 1: create clean lines a design aesthetic that embraces clean lines is at the heart of sleek shower designs. skip complicated patterns and ornate details in favor of polished designs that produce a beautiful, finished look. in shower spaces, consider the surround and flooring ...
5 fun ways to decorate for spring
...ential springtime candy, but is also great when used in crafts like this colorful centerpiece. just follow these easy diy directions and you'll create a centerpiece that will be a real conversation starter for kids and adults alike. for more project ideas, visit a href="http://www.marshmallowpeeps.com">www.marshmallowpeeps.com. supplies: 4-inch cube vase 6-inch cube vase jelly beans 30 ge...
Thoughtful home design: 4 tips to transform any small space
... according to the u.s. census bureau. while many americans think the bigger the better, there is a growing trend of homeowners around the country opting to downsize to tiny homes, condominiums, apartments or just smaller single-family homes. deciding to scale down is driven by many reasons — the quest for less maintenance, parents recently becoming empty nesters, an increase in the cost...
Add Light with DIY Decor
... top. apply layers of duct tape to hold lights securely in place on canvas. frosted ball jar with doily crafting time: 1-2 hours skill level: intermediate supplies and tools: ball jar (1-quart) frosted glass spray doily (8- to 10-inch diameter) spray adhesive hemp twine 1/8-inch ribbon battery-powered tea light follow manufacturer's directions and spray ball jar completely with...
How to Create the Closet of Your Dreams
...ieves having an organized closet would make finding what you want easier and faster, there's no time like the present to stop dreaming about having a beautiful and organized closet. take charge and start the project now. having a disorganized closet is a problem for at least one in four women, according a recent closetmaid survey. some women (1 in 10) are even depressed when they open their clo...
Make a striking focal point the foundation of your spa-like bathroom
...ry shower, and round out the effect with more modest accessories and fixtures. choosing a focal point homeowners are choosing to install freestanding soaking tubs in their master bathrooms, in particular, to create an exclusive sanctuary of relaxation. in fact, in 2016 half of nkba members were asked to install freestanding tubs in bathroom remodels, and 60 percent expect to be doing more of...
Starting Your Smart Home Transformation
... with the aid of modern technology, it's now possible to convert virtually any ordinary house into a smart home filled with features that make daily tasks more convenient. these technologies allow for greener living, customization of your living space to personal tastes and the peace of mind that you can control key home systems with your smartphone. converting to a smart home may seem like ...
Light solutions: What to do when your house feels like a cave
... a house with ample windows can win your heart with silent promises of sun-drenched rooms and warm breezes wafting through open windows. the truth, however, is that even a home with windows galore can have rooms that feel dark and cave like. some of the most-loved aspects of modern design - open, expansive floor plans, wood flooring in darker tones, walls of windows - may leave portions of a...
Simplify Your Cleaning Routine
...ith items that can get smelly over time, such as the bathtub and trash cans. keeping cleaning simple is a new year's resolution you'll actually want to keep. with these tips and tricks, you can start the year off with a bang, fewer germs and a lightened cleaning load. learn more at clorox.com. ...
Easy Home Upgrades/Add style, function to interior, exterior spaces
...olors, exclusively at the home depot.check out the options at featherriverdoor.com. boost your backyard appearance every backyard requires that special finishing touch. if your outdoor living quarters are missing that unique "something," install and decorate a pergola to bring it all together. a pergola is the perfect spot for hanging plants, setting up a shaded canopy or creating an exqui...
Color Your Kitchen
...value. an easy way to give your kitchen an instant upgrade is by adding color in places that complement the decor of the room. elements such as cabinetry, sinks and appliances are good places to start the facelift process while also adding more functionality. consider cabinets not only can new cabinets provide the benefit of more storage space, they also present an opportunity to incorpor...
The evolution of kitchen design: Timeless tips through the decades
...alized to their needs. to create the timeless kitchen of your dreams, consider these staple design-elements from the most significant decades in kitchen evolution. 1920s and '30s: in the early part of the 20th century, the luxury marble look began to emerge in the american kitchen, usually appearing in smaller spaces like the pantry. with marble once again making a comeback in today's design...
From stains to storage: Easy home cleaning solutions that open up time for fun
...sults are well worth it. after removing barely-used belongings, you'll have less stuff to store, which prevents clutter from piling up and causing stress in the future. when getting rid of junk, start in the area that contains the bulk of your possessions, such as the bedroom or hallway closets. tackling the problem head-on and getting the worst part over with first will motivate you to complet...
Smart storage ideas to squeeze extra space from your bathroom
... tools, lotions, linens and laundry - the bathroom is one of the most frequented rooms in the home and clutter can collect quickly. stop the chaos before it gets out of control by implementing some smart storage solutions. with these simple ideas, your bathroom will be the most functional and fashionable room in the house. streamline shower shelving it's time to say goodbye to hanging racks ...
3 easy home improvement projects you can tackle right now
...improvement projects to help you make the most of your winter indoors. repaint your walls while you're holed up inside the house decorating for the holidays or just escaping the cold, you may start noticing places on your walls in high-traffic areas with one too many scuff marks or kids' grimy handprints. whether they come from the kids, the pets or even yourself, erasing them is quick and e...
The home design trend you need to know about
...t dream kitchen or perfect bathroom isn’t always inexpensive. for those who have uncompromising taste, but are on a budget, mixing materials is the ideal solution. for instance, say you had your heart set on a marble island and surrounding countertops, but just can’t afford marble. instead, you can choose from a variety of wilsonart(r) quartz for the island. engineered to showcase the erratic v...
Playroom upgrade: A wall-mount 'barn door' makes more room for fun
...ast approaching and the kids at school, there's no better time to upgrade the playroom. why not swap out a traditional swinging door for a playful chalkboard wall-mounted sliding door? your little artists can draw for hours on the chalkboard, plus the sliding door can add up to 14 square feet of floor space which means more room for spreading out toys, games and building forts. there's also mor...
5 residential design trends in hardwood
...e of the oldest building materials known to man, yet architects, designers and homeowners are always finding fresh ways to use it in the modern home. what's the appeal? flexibility and variety, for starters. "we're constantly delighted to see how traditional woods like oak and walnut are being employed with renewed flair and imagination," says linda jovanovich, of the american hardwood informat...
3 ways to turn discarded wood into beautiful home decor
...rend into their everyday life. from five-star restaurants to suburban living rooms, people are seeking out weathered pieces of wood, discarded metal and unlikely antiques to create a unique, down to earth, and comfortable design aesthetic in their living spaces. an unusual hero of this new design trend is the wooden pallet, which can easily be purchased at any hardware store. with some creativity...
5 easy DIY projects to tackle this winter
...e of 11 colors of krylon(r) premium metallic, like pewter gray or white copper, to create a lustrous, high-gloss metallic finish in just a few coats. a tip for painting hardware is to use an old egg carton. turn the egg carton upside down, secure the hardware to the egg cups and spray away! dazzling doors dingy doors can get a stylish update with minimal effort when you add some interesting deta...
4 hot bathroom design trends that don't have to cost a bundle
...(bpt) - coffee bars, tvs in mirrors, smart toilets and pet-friendly amenities - a growing number of homeowners are requesting such upscale features in their bathroom design, according to the national kitchen and bath association (nkba). is it any wonder that association members report the average cost of remodeling a bath is between $10,000 and $30,000? however, you don't have to spend that much t...
3 tips to protect your home this winter
...nd humidity in the air sticks around all year." maintaining your home's exterior wood surfaces, and of course using the right products, can help protect your home from harsh climates year round, but particularly harsh winter weather." while the flood wood care brand is now powered by ppg, a global innovator in coatings, flood's knowledge and deep understanding of the flood brand's heritage gives ...
5 holiday entertaining tips for space and budget conscious hosts
...(bpt) - the holidays are all about spending time with friends and family, but with the average size of an apartment in the us 8% smaller than 10 years ago (source), many lack a comfortable space of their own to host a party. the good news is this: you don't need ample budget or space to entertain. with some simple tips and inspiration, you can host a holiday gathering that truly embodies the seaso...
Earthwise Windows & Doors Earns Good Housekeeping Seal for 11th Consecutive Year
...the earthwise group is pleased to announce that we have now received the good housekeeping seal for 11 years in a row.  the earthwise group, llc is a leading u.s. manufacturer of high quality windows and doors.  we are a national network of independently-owned window and door manufacturers strategically located across the united states. over the past five years, u.s. sales of earthwise ...
Snow Blower Tune-Up Tips
.... consult your operator's manual for the recommended oil for your snow engine. inspect scraper blade and skid shoes. replace the scraper blade and skid shoes if they are worn. they protect other parts of the snow blower from damage. check tire pressure. snow is difficult enough to maneuver in as is. make your snow clearing a little easier by properly inflating your tires. clean. use a ...
Habitat For Humanity And Lowe's Help 1,000+ Families Get Into Safe, Affordable Homes For The Holidays
...this holiday season will be particularly special for more than 1,000 families, many of whom will - for the first time - be able to create memories in their own homes. throughout 2016, longtime partners lowe’s and habitat for humanity have worked toward a yearlong goal to build or repair 1,000 homes alongside families across the u.s. to help them realize their dreams of safe, affordable homeowners...
Leading Furniture Manufacturer Comfort Research Honored Among National Best and Brightest Sustainable Companies®
...r inventive staff and the ideas they've brought forward to change the way we operate. thanks to them, we're already landfill free and our 2016 goal has been to progress toward zero waste." at the heart of comfort research's problem-solving culture, and the catalyst for many of its sustainability efforts, is the company's fab award (finding a better way), which empowers team members to bring new ...
New neutrals dominate the color trends of 2017
...t blend the best of gray with warmer undertones for colors that are unique, yet familiar. the perfect example of this trend is poised taupe (sw 6039), the sherwin-williams 2017 color of the year. earthen brown combines with conservative gray resulting in a weathered, woodsy and complex neutral that fits well in virtually any room. "poised taupe celebrates everything people love about cool gray...
Apex Creates Pop-Up Book App to Tell its Story
...t it plans to make additional franchises available in cities across the u.s. through that campaign, the firm expects to post double-digit growth in the next 18 months. a former hollywood actor and bartender, foit spent some time selling replacement windows before launching apex in 1998 with $20,000 in borrowed capital and a vision for what he terms "a better way." creating a now-trademarked sale...
AmpliVox Introduces New Collaboration Huddle Table with Technology Support Features
...n affordable, attractive, and durable furniture option that supports the use of technology in all types of meetings. it also meets standards of the americans with disabilities act to ensure that all participants can work together comfortably." view the collaboration huddle table in action here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=06ffdm1jbus for more information about amplivox office prod...
Making Spirits Bright This Year: Waterproof Indoor Carpet at SMART Carpet and Flooring
...ah, the holidays: hot chocolate, snow, steaming mugs of mulled wine . . . all of which, when they end up on the floors, make for a pronounced lack of cheer. fortunately, smart carpet and flooring has a solution that, while it may not result in peace on earth this holiday season, is sure to bring peace of mind to homeowners throughout new jersey, pennsylvania and new york. during smart carpet and f...
Fans Get First Peek at HGTV Dream Home 2017 Located on St. Simons Island, Georgia
...le to transform this home into a residence with design inspiration that our fans can use in their own homes.” the main living spaces reflect an entertaining-savvy layout that features muted, muddy earth tones mixed with bright whites. comfortable furniture and formal statement pieces are intertwined with casual textiles. a selection of modern art elevates the house to a game-changing showstopper...
4 tips to help keep your home warm, comfortable and energy efficient this winter
...fficiently. have the ducts inspected and seal any leaks. be sure to change air filters regularly, per the system manufacturer's recommendation for filter type and frequency. according to the u.s. department of energy, dirty air filters restrict airflow, making hvac systems work harder and consume more energy to heat your home. don't overlook little things things as simple as a forgotten window ...
Bathroom renovations even the pickiest in-laws will love
... must - and a super-easy diy project - for bathrooms with a tub and shower combination. the curved rod ensures no guest will every wrestle with a shower curtain mid-spray. light! sound! luxury! a dearth of natural light is a common problem in powder rooms and guest baths, and many master bathrooms could benefit from more light. adding a skylight is a cost-effective way to incorporate more invigo...
5 Ways To Do A Quick Kitchen Makeover
...more than new countertops. natural colors complement stainless steel appliances, but you can choose from a wide array of hues, making the look as simple or as sophisticated as you want. granite and quartz offer a gorgeous look, and have an ultra-smooth surface that's extremely durable and easy to clean. try mixing and matching the colors of your countertop, floor, and walls to achieve a look that ...
Oelo Announces Permanent Remote Controlled LED Structural Lighting
...hroughout the entire year. oelo lighting features a low profile design that seamlessly fits home or business structures, remaining disguised by day and gleaming by night. controlled via remote or smart phone with various lighting colors and features, oelo lighting creates evening effects for every mood, moment, or occasion. "after climbing a ladder year after year to hang outdoor lights for va...
Paint Quality Institute 2017 Interior Color Forecast
...ors blended into the "gray" paint point to the colors you should choose for trim paint, accent walls, and even furnishings. "using the color 'clues' hidden in the paint formula is a great place to start when putting together a color-coordinated interior," says zimmer.  "but gray is neutral enough to work with nearly every hue.  it's almost impossible to go wrong when using it as the bas...
Bold and Blended
...a newer kitchen design trend, stainless steel, provides a distinctive look. another easy way to play with the texture in your home is by placing small, decorative objects throughout your living quarters. natural and organic objects, like shells, stones or twigs, can be used to inject an outdoor feel in different rooms. most importantly, consider balance when seeking out different textures....
Deck Design Made Easy
...start planning now for a beautiful outdoor living space (family features) while outdoor living season may be winding down, there’s no better time to start planning your dream deck. prep work is a big part of the process – much of which can be done now and throughout the cooler months to get your backyard retreat ready for next spring. the following are quick tips to make creating your outdoor ...
Simple Steps to Maintain Natural Stone
...rly endless array of colors, textures and designs, it’s easy to create a one-of-a-kind look for your kitchen or bath. however, without proper care, that carefully selected natural stone may quickly start to show wear and tear. not only does natural stone lend a beautifully sophisticated aesthetic, it’s generally regarded as a practical choice because it’s more durable than many other materials. i...
One In Four Receive Unwanted Christmas Gifts
...ntries that were least likely to appreciate their gifts also tended to be more likely to go into debt, with romania (19%) and the united kingdom topping the list (17%), indicating that they could be parting with their hard earned cash for a limited return. on a positive note, more people in europe are planning ahead for their festive spending, with two in five (41%) now saving ahead for christmas...
5 tips to prepare the bath for winter
...pattern, splashes of gold in soap dishes, or hints of bronze in candle holders and picture frames. create candlelit luxury. a flame effect creates a soothing aesthetic to any room. if your bath is particularly chilly, consider a freestanding, electronic fireplace heater to boost the temperature and add an element of sophistication to the room. don’t have the space? simply arrange a few candles t...
Make your home feel bigger without adding space
...(bpt) - party balloons, elastic waistbands and the universe — for some things, expansion is easy. when your home is too small, however, it’s not always possible to expand it. whether you live in a suburban townhouse, an urban condo or a big, modern single-family home on a tiny lot, chances are good expanding just isn’t in the cards for your home. many americans are in the same situation, and they...
Top 5 secrets from professionals on home renovation
...(bpt) - when asked what kind of upgrades homeowners would like to make in their home, most have a similar wish list that includes features like marble or granite counter tops, an open concept kitchen, a remodeled bathroom and a deck. there are plenty of good reasons why people opt for these features. they're beautiful, create a certain atmosphere, and who doesn’t want to come home to a stylish ki...
Practical remodeling tips for modern multi-generational families
...itate privacy. is it possible to create two entrances to the space — one that provides access to common areas and another that allows occupants to enter and exit directly outdoors? comprehensive compartmentalization in order to create effective separation, you need to ensure each generation’s private “compartment” is equipped with everything the occupants need for independence — such as cooking ...
5 ways to reinvent your garage
...inventive, because your garage can be your personal and customized sanctuary. there’s a lot you can do with a modern garage, and no matter how you decide to personalize it, the best garage remodel starts at the studs. the right drywall is as important as the right wrench in the toolbox. to learn more, visit www.askforpurple.com ...
Tips for creating a virtually self-cleaning bathroom
...e end of the soak period, the unit automatically siphons away the cleaner and rinses the bowl with clear water. simply press a button, walk away, and let the toilet do the rest — it's that easy. * smarter showers — sure, you can find high-tech, high-cost showers that keep shower doors spotless through nano-technology that repels dirt and water droplets. but having an easy-to-clean shower can actu...
The rise of the basement: Top tips for a better space
...? a tight housing market, for one thing. with houses at a premium — and a proliferation of diy how-to’s — more homeowners are inspired to reclaim their unused space and expand their living area. a smart, affordable upgrade updating your lower level is a sound investment in your home. remodeling magazine’s 2016 cost vs. value report put the average basement remodel at $61,303, with a 70.3 percen...
5 ways to prepare your outdoor living space for fall
...ss that’s hard to describe and perhaps the biggest draw, pumpkin-flavored everything. and let’s not forget about all those bright, beautiful leaf colors that come with the change in weather. so why start shutting down your outdoor living space with the first sign of fall? packing it in early is something dynamic design duo, colin and justin, would never consider. the home improvement stars of “ca...
Conserve energy and save money this fall by weatherizing your home with these easy tips
... help you make the necessary improvements for an efficient home. in fact, you could save 5 to 30 percent on your energy bill by repairing issues found in a home energy audit, according to the u.s. department of energy. bonus tip! invest in a programmable thermostat. prevent working your heating equipment overtime by installing a programmable thermostat to automatically raise and lower the air t...
Tackle those air leaks now before heavy snow and cold temperatures hit
...ments, building experts recommend homeowners carefully consider and prioritize their plans by looking at structural improvements over cosmetic upgrades. fundamental for homeowners hoping to invest smartly in their home is understanding what improvement is deemed essential and what is considered purely cosmetic. for example, a home’s “skin” is a key investment area during a renovation project. hir...
5 easy ways to 'charge up' your recycling habits
...in the trash. in fact, at least 20 percent of people are holding on to their used batteries because they know they shouldn’t be tossed out — but they don’t know where to dispose of them. you can be part of the solution to reduce waste by learning how to properly recycle the products you use every day. celebrate america recycles day — tuesday, nov. 15 — by incorporating the following into your rec...
5 kitchen updates that stand the test of time
...(bpt) - whether you’re undergoing a full-scale kitchen renovation or a simple refresh, design decisions can oftentimes feel overwhelming. renowned interior designer and artistic advisor to lg studio appliances, nate berkus, shares advice for making no-fail design decisions that will stand the test of time. “your kitchen is command central in the home. we spend so much of our time here, whether i...
4 nursery design trends you'll love now - and later!
... but you also want it to be trendy and fun. here are four nursery design trends that can help you create a room that fits your design tastes and will thrill your little one: whimsical woodlands an earthy trend is bringing the great outdoors into nursery design. a woodland theme in a nursery is the perfect stepping stone to get imaginations spinning and curiosity for nature growing. there is a wa...
Stow Fitness - Exercise Equipment and Furniture in One
...wn home, without using up excessive amounts of storage space. stow fitness is furniture that stows full size workout equipment – so that any room in your home can easily transform into a state of the art gym. stow fitness have launched a comfortable and durable armchair, complete with spin bike or weight bench smoothly stowed inside. stow fitness is easy to use, easy to clean and doesn't take up u...
Smart Home For The Holidays: Honeywell Offers Tips To Maximize Connected Home Technology While Enjoying The Season
...yric water leak and freeze detector to the lyric security and home control system – make home security, comfort, and control simple whether you are there or on the road. to help you maximize what smart, connected home technology can do during the holidays and year-round, the experts at honeywell have a few tips and tricks: lower temps can be a crowd-pleaser. between hectic moments in the kit...
Eight Launches Smart Mattress To Help You Get Better Sleep
...eight, (www.eightsleep.com) the technology company focused on improving the way we sleep — today announced the launch of a smart mattress, designed to replace traditional mattresses with an alternative that helps customers get better sleep through higher comfort and technology. the eight smart mattress is designed with four layers of responsive and high density foam, plus a technology layer that t...
You're Free! Five Great Ideas for Repurposing Kids' Bedrooms
...on and/or rubber floor tiles for acoustic control. man or woman cave: this room could incorporate an endless array of hobbies specific to your interests including reading, watching movies, creating art, practicing music, playing video games or cheering on your favorite sports team. guest bedroom: now that your kids have flown the coop, you have more time to entertain friends, whereupon an appe...
How to use color psychology when painting your home
... says sue wadden, director of color marketing for sherwin-williams. "homeowners can use this strategy to connect colors with emotions and memories to create one-of-a-kind spaces." color psychology starts by exploring warm and cool hues and then using these different tones to manipulate mood throughout your home. it’s easy to do with the tips below. warm color families red, orange and yellow are...
hhgregg Reveals Strongest Promotion Yet for Thanksgiving Week
...ksgiving at home with family and friends, as all 220 stores will be closed on thanksgiving day. customers can take advantage of the sales early on wednesday, online on thanksgiving day or in stores starting at 7 a.m. on black friday. the additional markdown on wednesday ensures there is ample opportunity for huge savings on the hottest big ticket items. throughout the holiday weekend, hhgregg's h...
Presidential Pools Is First To Introduce Virtual Reality Design To Arizona Pool Building Industry
...testing, we knew we had to invest in this technology. people initially can't even form a sentence. it's just 'wow! amazing! whoa. oh my!' once they get oriented in their view of the yard, then they start noticing all the details. it's just like you stepped out of your back door and started looking around the yard - except it's displaying your dream, rather than your reality," said tim murphy, owne...
IKEA 'Let's Play for Change' Campaign begins November 20th - Children's Rights Day - to raise funds for six leading chil
...the ikea 'let's play for change' campaign, which runs november 20th - december 24th, is a new ikea good cause campaign to support children's development and learning, through participation in sports and play. during this campaign, for every children's soft toy, book and or small play furniture item sold, the ikea foundation will make a donation of $1.10* (€1 eur) to support children's right to pla...
Petri Plumbing & Heating Offers Tips on How to Protect Your Home While Out of Town
...nce noticeable changes could hint that you're not around, especially if your curtains are uncharacteristically left closed for a week. do not overshare on social media – don't share your date of departure on social media. why make yourself an easy target by telling the world that there's no one at home? for brooklyn-area homeowners who want extra advice about preparing a home for vacation, p...
The GardenFrame™: The Most Elegant and Innovative Way to Build Raised Gardens
...ive a sustainable lifestyle. "our goal was to design an elegant and functional garden piece that is intuitive for everyone to use. making the gardenframe™ versatile and affordable allows anyone to start this wonderful diy project and grow their own fresh food no matter where they live," says teri chu, co-founder and director of design and production. the gardenframe™ is now available for a limit...
Secrets to marrying style, eco-sense and luxury in any bathroom
..., including design, decor and accessories. for example, adding a skylight can fill a bath with wholesome natural light that nourishes the body, mind and spirit while also helping reduce dependence on artificial light sources. the skylight can also provide passive ventilation — all while preserving much-desired privacy. flooring is another area inspiration for your senses doesn’t have to take a ba...
Refresh your home with 6 easy DIY paint projects
...ake a bold approach and paint it a vibrant color! picnic table revamp shatter picnic table stereotypes by painting yours with a cheerful color. after all, a picnic table doesn’t have to be brown. start by cleaning the table with soapy water to remove dirt and grime. next sand the table, so the surface is free of splinters. then rinse the dust away. let the surface dry, and then it’s time to pain...
Home improvement: What's old is new again
...distressed flooring achieves the look of vintage craftsmanship. rustic charm of wall accents adding a wood accent wall can create the feel of a farmhouse or even an industrial loft. wood can add an artistic element or focal point to backsplashes and ceilings. whatever your goal, accent wood makes a statement. small touches: fixtures and surfaces don’t forget the little details: a glass doorkn...
Making memories: Tips for preserving and creating meaningful wooden pieces
...nwax recently launched the "made with love. finished with minwax" campaign, which celebrates the meaningful stories captured and preserved through building, personalizing and gifting items from the heart. the movement aims to empower inspired diyers to get started on new projects that will be cherished by future generations. for more tips on caring for, staining and finishing your wooden furniture...
5 DIY projects to liven up your office
...ety of exciting colors like royal purple and cobalt blue. revitalize your old stuff telephones, paperweights, old figurines — pretty much anything you might otherwise call junk — can make a strong artistic statement in your office. all you need is a canister of krylon colormaster paint and primer in new and trendy, rose gold. with a coat of rose gold paint and a metallic shine, any old thing c...
Superior design, superior functionality
... tools are becoming increasingly high-tech. intuitive applications that anticipate needs and increase functionality without sacrificing design are must-haves in the modern kitchen. the single-handle articulating kitchen faucet with smarttouch technology by brizo combines a jointed arm that allows the spray wand to be positioned virtually anywhere around the sink with the brand’s signature touch t...
4 great ways to create an outdoor living space
...k chiller, ice storage and seating can make your outdoor entertaining area an envy in the neighborhood. room for relaxation while plenty of comfortable, attractive seating tend to be a significant part of outdoor living spaces, modern outdoor spaces are re-defining relaxation and entertainment. in addition to seating and dining areas, homeowners are incorporating recreational elements such as pi...
4 DIY projects for your first home
...(bpt) - “where should i start?” it's a question many homeowners ask themselves. diy is a great place to start for new homeowners. diy projects are very versatile — they can easily be adapted to your skill level, budget and desired project. with a little extra time and creativity, you can transform your home. other benefits to choosing a diy project are that they are typically more cost-effective...
3 surprising home elements you can automate
...you've ever been locked out of your house or had a guest arrive at your home when you were out, you probably wished there was some way to unlock your front door without a key — and from miles away. smart locks allow you to do both those things and more. you can replace or supplement an existing lock by installing a smart lock, and you won’t need a professional locksmith to do it. if you can insta...
5 secrets to building the best media room
...uality sound and visuals. and you can enjoy it in more comfortable seats and without obnoxious strangers interrupting the show. but 4k televisions, surround-sound speakers and bass cannons are only part of the overall experience. to compliment these electronics features, you need the right setting to amplify the experience. this means taking the time to design a proper media room that enables yo...
Prepare Your Home for Holiday Entertaining
...lming to imagine all the work that has to take place for a successful celebration. however, there’s no reason the host can’t join in the fun. to help keep calm and have your home ready for the party, follow these tips. cleaning more often than not, the first step to readying your home for a house full of guests is to clean. start by going room to room seeking out trash, recyclables and...
6 holiday-friendly home design features
...host meals, family gatherings, movie nights, homework sessions and holiday celebrations, so they need to include features that facilitate all these uses and more. if the layout of your current apartment or house isn’t working for you as well as you would like, it can seem even more unlivable during the hustle and bustle of the holiday season. as you consider which home elements will be th...
DIY projects to increase the resale value of your home.
... of gadgets and electronics. fortunately, for anyone who likes to roll up their sleeves and isn't afraid of taking on a new house project, their diy hobby can actually save them money. in particular, homeowners who are getting ready to make a move and want to get top dollar for their property can take on a number of home renovation projects that will increase the value of their home...
Marvin® Windows and Doors Expands Contemporary Studio Collection
...ntrol (sdac) makes it possible to operate the door from a wall switch or via remote control. the automatic control is available on all four marvin ultimate multi-slide door configuration options: bi-parting pocket, bi-parting stacked, uni-directional pocket and uni-directional stacked. new standard door heights – 9-foot heights are now standard on marvin sliding and swinging patio and french, ult...
Boston Company Offers Tips on How to Protect Your Home While Out of Town
... that you plan to be away. consider an outside motion sensor that will alert your neighbors and police if anyone attempts a break-in. do not overshare on social media – don't share your date of departure on social media. why make yourself an easy target by telling the world that there's no one at home? for boston-area homeowners who want extra advice about preparing a home for vacation, 128 ...
Moen And Hispanic Housing Development Corporation Join Forces Again To Support Organization's Affordable Housing Efforts
... will assist hispanic housing development corporation (www.hispanichousingdevelopment.com) in its 41-year mission to provide affordable housing for residents in chicago. moen has been a contributing partner with hhdc since 2007. through alcanzando sueños con moen (ascm),("achieving dreams with moen"), moen will donate state-of-the-art and water-saving kitchen and bathroom fixtures for 150 units a...
YORK® modulating gas furnace receives Consumers Digest Best Buy designation
...onmental protection agency energy efficiency standards of 90 percent afue, the gas furnace also qualifies as an energy star® product. the affinity furnace also ensures homeowner comfort, thanks in part to its modulating burner design, which evenly replaces the amount of heat leaving the home and helps to maintain the desired temperature setting. fewer stops and starts and climatrak™ technology, ...
On-Trend Transformations/Get the hottest looks with a bathroom makeover
...s sherwin williams, benjamin moore and valspar. floating vanitiesin keeping with the trend toward modern motifs, floating vanities provide a clean, minimalistic appearance in a contemporary design. particularly in a smaller room, this open, airy look is a stylish alternative to the pedestal sink as it lends an illusion of space while bringing expanded flooring into view. paired with the proper ca...
Dispelling Myths About Natural Stone
...t pans. clean up spills as quickly as possible. do not use harsh cleaning products on natural stone - instead, choose a gentle cleanser and a soft cloth. myth: natural stone goes out of stylewhile particular colors and finishes may come in and out of fashion, natural stone is a timeless, classic material. "you can't go wrong," thiel said. "natural stone is beautiful and durable." natural ston...
Keeping the Character/Renovation with original charm in mind
...charm of the original structure than making everything shiny and new. a self-taught home rehabber, licensed real estate agent and designer, nicole curtis, star of hgtv's "rehab addict," has made an art of introducing the comforts and conveniences of modern living while restoring homes to their former glory. whether you're giving new life to a historic treasure or simply sprucing up a more moder...
Make a Great Escape with a Specialty Room for You
...it has been said that distance makes the heart grow fonder. when the demands of life make it tough to get away, you can actually find your escape closer to home - right in your home, even - by carving out a corner to create a retreat just for you. a room dedicated to you and all of your hobbies or personal interests can serve as a welcome escape from the real world if only for a little while. th...
Beat Wardrobe Blahs with a Closet Makeover
...ab. but instead of investing in a new wardrobe, try dressing up your closet. by getting organized and sprucing up a little, you'll get a fresh perspective and maybe even find some lost treasures. start by evaluating your closet. you may have heard of the pareto principal, commonly known as the 80-20 law, and chances are good that it applies to your wardrobe. if you're like most people, you wear ...
5 Mistakes New Homeowners Make That Attract Pests
...revices in the foundation, doorways and walls where pipes enter the home could be inviting ants, roaches, spiders, rodents and other pests inside. a rat can squeeze through an opening as small as a quarter and a mouse can fit through a hole the size of a dime. cockroaches, ants and spiders can enter through tiny crevices, too. pests are attracted to shelter, food and water. homeowners should promp...
Creative Ways to Add Order to Your Home
...ccessful organizing. channel your inner creativity with help from the crafting experts at jo-ann fabric and craft stores and add chic style to your storage with distressed wooden boxes hung to create artful, cubby shelves or this hanging bulletin board, which uses cleverly stylish clothespins and clips to protect your treasured photos and messages from thumbtack punctures. wall organizationcrafti...
Easy Ways to Manage Your Whole Home in Zones
...comfort – on a room-by-room basis throughout the house. this new approach to managing your home allows you to customize nearly every aspect of a room’s environment independently from other parts of the house, in some cases, even when you’re miles away. you can adjust lighting, music and even the temperature using the right technology-enabled devices. options to create ambianceno...
Upgrade Your Kitchen This New Year
... for these efforts, but if a full-fledged renovation is out of your budget, you can still make a noticeable difference in other ways. “many homeowners think about creating their dream homes at the start of a new year,” said james coyle, president of home appliances at sears, which sells the top 10 appliance brands, including kenmore. “with the guidance and expertise of trained professionals, it i...
Get a Fresh Look with Easy Furniture Updates
...find more ideas for crafty ways to update your furnishings at joann.com. chalk acrylic paint desk crafting time: weekend project skill level: beginner supplies and tools: painter's tape folkart home decor chalk: imperial or color of choice 2-inch paintbrush hand sander and 80 grit sandpaper soft cloth dark wax using painter's tape, tape off areas not to be painted. paint desk. all...
DIY Decor with Creative Containers
...ch. then spruce up boring terra cotta pots using decorative paints and tape to add trendy patterns and designs. the pots make a lovely addition to any room, or they're perfect as hostess gifts or party favors. find more ways to get creative with the containers in your home at joann.com. milk glass jar and jug crafting time: 3-5 hours skill level: some experience necessary supplies an...
Accents to Update Any Space
...print fabrics create by and available only at jo-ann fabric and craft stores. find more inspiration for home updates with accent pieces you can make yourself at joann.com. buttercream stenciled art pillows crafting time: more than 5 hours skill level: some experience necessary supplies and tools: buttercream 12-by-12-inch stencil paisley blossom (71852) 2 16-by-16-inch natural p...
Kitchen Trends 9 Ideas for your Redesign
... ways to mix it up. you might try one material on the wall and a different one on the floor. or you might opt for a busy floor pattern and a sleek look on the backsplash. a kitchen island that’s one part granite and one part wood separates prep and dining spaces yet still looks classy.jewel tide™ 5/8 random glass mosaic in beach pebble tile for mixingour tile designers have really taken the mixed...
5 Pops of Pattern to Instantly Upgrade Interiors
... a space," said grace bonney, design expert, founder of design*sponge and author of the best-selling book "design*sponge at home." "for me, a pattern is almost always greater than the sum of its parts," bonney said. "beautiful paint colors combine with brilliant linework to create something simple or so over-the-top that it can transform a room instantly." scotchblue brand partnered with pa...
5 DIY Kitchen Renovation Inspirations
...whether you're turning your home into a "homegating" headquarters this fall or looking to upgrade your everyday cooking, you can update your kitchen in just one weekend without the headache and mess of a full remodel. here are five diy ideas from the trend experts at lowe's and frigidaire professional that will fit any kitchen style and bring your pinterest-worthy dream kitchen to life. everythi...
Keep Clutter at Bay/Useful items to keep your home elegantly organized
...y with shelving that is not only functional but looks good, too, with closetmaid close mesh wire shelving. available in white, nickel and satin chrome finishes, the deck wires are spaced 5/8 inches apart instead of the standard 1 inch, to keep small items from tipping. maximize storage space by using the shelving with the shelftrack adjustable bracket system, which makes it easy to make room for p...
A Kitchen Designer Tells All - Five tried-and-true tips for rocking your kitchen remodel
...when remodeling your kitchen, it can be tricky to know where to start. certified kitchen designer maryjo camp has been there, in more ways than one. as a designer certified by the national kitchen and bath association (nkba), camp has designed thousands of kitchens in her 35-year career - including her own. with a newfound personal understanding of remodeling challenges, camp has pulled together h...
8 Ways to Bring Big Style to Small Spaces
...as college students prepare to move into dorm rooms and apartments, they trim their packing lists and often sacrifice style due to space restraints. although it may seem difficult to bring big style into tight quarters, there are several small things you can do to bring your personality to life on move-in day. "dorm rooms can sometimes feel drab and uninspiring, but just because they're tempor...
7 Painting Projects for Weekend Warriors
...overwhelming - a little paint and creativity can go a long way toward refreshing your space. "the key to achieving professional-looking results is using the right tools," said interior decorator martin amado. "that's why i start all my painting projects by going to lowe's to pick up high-quality paint brushes, a can of paint and 3m safe release painter's tape with advanced edge-lock paint line...
Home Design with Furry Friends in Mind/Redesign a pet-friendly place
...even for households that count four-legged fur friends as part of their family, pet-friendly features can be easily overlooked when it's time to build or redesign. architectural details, such as cabinetry, offer clever ways to provide pet-friendly function to any room. there are three categories to keep in mind when integrating your pet into your next home improvement design. pets, like humans...
5 Tips for Tackling a Home Improvement Project
... tackle. with so much to do, home-improvement projects can feel overwhelming. rely on research tools such as yp.com and these five tips from home blogger and author justina blakeney to help you get started. 1. timing is everything. prioritize projects by needs, not wants. blakeney advises making sure important projects like functioning air-conditioning are set before tackling less crucial ones ...
5 Freezer Hacks that Save Time & Money
...nment programme. that's about 20 pounds per person every month! in terms of money, that's an alarming $165 billion in wasted food annually, according to the natural resources defense council. a smarter freezer storage plan, coupled with buying in bulk, saves time, money, decreases waste and makes for a more organized home. you can maximize the value of your freezer and ensure your hard-earned ...
Savvy Storage Advice for Renters
... customize the space. hidden in plain view attractive, colorful storage pieces can enhance existing decor and brighten up the lackluster neutral walls found in most rentals. anyone living in an apartment or smaller quarters knows that storage needs to not only look good, but also be completely functional. add style to spruce up your living space while containing clutter with decorative sto...
10 Ways to Stay Organized All Day Long
...to your process and approach can make a big difference in keeping your family organized all day long." zaslow recommends these simple tips to keep your home - and your mind - clutter-free: 1. start each day with a game plan. hang a weekly calendar in the kitchen and make note of activities and items that need to be packed to prevent scheduling snafus and frantic phone calls for forgotten ite...
Tips and Tech Make for a Tidy Home
...cient and effective cleaning tips: 1. add tech to your routine. technology enhances dozens of other areas of daily life, so why not cleaning, too? even better than tech that helps you clean, are smart cleaning tools that clean themselves. for example, the new eureka brushroll clean vacuum's self-cleaning technology cuts tangled hair from the brushroll with the push of a button, clearing the mes...
Design Your Dream Outdoor Kitchen
...it often starts as a blank spot on the patio, usually somewhere just outside the back door. then come the "things" to fill the spot. there's so much to consider that it gets difficult to make a decision. according to a 2014 survey of residential landscape architects by the american society of landscape architects, one of the most popular features to fill that space is the outdoor kitchen. ...
Creating Sustainable, Beautiful Landscapes
...iring a landscape architect is a terrific investment for your home. research from virginia tech shows that landscapes literally grow in value over time, while traditional home additions or remodels start to lose value the minute the dust settles. 3. landscape architects are licensed professionals who often work with landscaping or other construction companies to install their designs. think of...
Simple Accents/Awaken your senses and brighten your home
...pecial vacation or frames filled with pictures of your loved ones give a personal touch to the room, while giving guests a deeper glimpse at the things that matter most to you. another strategy for smart accessorizing is using items that do double duty, such as adding a pretty wax candle that brings an inviting scent and look to the room, or a decorative throw blanket that adds both a pop of color...
DIY Kids' Room Makeovers
...urn. craft projects are a great way to pass time and let kids practice some of the lessons they left behind at school, without even realizing that's what they're doing. crafting is about more than art and creativity, after all. measuring and planning for certain projects puts math skills to the test, too. let kids stretch their imagination with projects centered on a fresh, bright color pale...
Your Perfect State of Organization
...ing up on everyone. it may be all those shoes, the lack of space or the fact that you have absolutely no time - there are many reasons for the mess. but, whether you're a single person living in an apartment or have a large family in a sprawling house, everyone can benefit from more organization. by simply thinking about storage differently and coming up with a smart organizational system that wor...
How Green Is Your House?An eco-friendly approach to home care
...living an eco-friendly lifestyle starts at home. according to the u.s. department of energy, residential use accounts for more than one-fifth of the nation's total energy consumption. adopting an earth-first, energy saving mindset will let you make adjustments around your home so that you can feel good about your family's contributions to protect the environment. green energy improving your h...
Get Inspired by Outdoor Living Ideas
... hot for today's outdoor spaces - and to choose what's right for your home. surveying the wide variety of options is the first step in deciding how you'll approach designing your outdoor space. start by considering some of the top influences expected to dominate the outdoor living landscape this season, according to the experts at trex company, the world's largest manufacturer of wood-alternat...
Revitalize Forgotten Furniture with a Simple DIY Transformation
... label's directions, allowing the stripper to sit for the designated amount of time and then gently scraping and wiping away the residue (tack cloth or lint-free rag is important, so you don't leave particles behind). tip: remember to wear gloves approved for chemical handling and eye protection, and be sure to set up your project in a well-ventilated area. a respirator may be necessary to ens...
Create a Clutter-Free Crafting Zone
...ewn from one end of the house to the other and clutter reigns, you may battle a real cramp in creativity. even for the most free-thinking minds, a little organization can go a long way to let your artistic aspirations soar. the key is accessibility. follow these three simple tips from the organizational experts at closetmaid to get your space uncluttered and let your imagination run free. 1....
Luxurious Laundry Room Transformations
...ngs that inspire productivity and tranquility can transform your tired, dull space into a room that feels luxurious, welcoming and relaxing. tips to add lux to your laundry room to help get you started on the road to re-design, electrolux has teamed up with design expert camille styles, founder of the popular lifestyle blog www.camillestyles.com, to offer these words of advice: * begin your...
Create a Crafty Bistro at Home
...fting experts at jo-ann fabric and craft stores. burlap and jute detailing bring rustic flair. on the dinner table, every setting needs some sparkle. colorful beads shimmer between cork squares on artfully designed cork and bead napkin rings. choose beads in coordinating colors for maximum visual appeal, and pair with richly toned linens stitched with contrasting thread for an ultra-sophisticat...
Chase Chills Away with Cozy Crafts
...let the blustery winds blow while you stay warm inside and while away the wintry hours with cozy crafts that keep you warm. start by updating your favorite reading chair or couch with comfy new pillows that invite you to grab a blanket and burrow in tight. easy envelope pillow covers, a project from the crafting experts at jo-ann fabric and craft stores, combine velour and faux fur fabric for a...
Save on Splurge-Worthy Home Styles
... veining, color variations and even textured surfaces make them often indiscernible from the real thing. some examples include daltile's marble (marble falls) and slate-look (porada) collections. earth-inspired walls creating a feature wall is an easy way to instantly transform a room. one hot look that has made a big comeback - grass cloth - lets you set an earthy mood with a fun and funky fo...
4 Tips to Make Home Maintenance Easier
...jobs require a significant investment of time and specialized equipment, but there are many projects you can accomplish efficiently with basic tools and the right approach. follow these tips to get started: update your toolbox. take inventory to ensure your collection is complete, and replace damaged or rusted tools. your toolbox is also a good place to store common repair items such as adhes...
Tips for Tackling Holiday Messes
...he base camp for holiday entertaining, the kitchen deserves some extra attention. for kitchens with granite and other natural-stone surfaces, use an effective cleaner, such as the granite gold three-part system of cleaning, sealing and polishing before the party to ensure that it looks cleaner - and finger-print free - for longer and it's safe for food preparation. manage holiday decor. from the ...
Tips to Maximize Space in Every Room
...for new groceries. * be socially responsible and recycle. keep a few bins around to recycle your cans, plastic and paper. this is such an easy way to teach children responsibility while keeping the earth clean. tools to help technology the advances in technology have allowed products to be made that make life a little easier on you. cooking and many other activities, a lot of times, leav...
Bathroom Upgrades to Impress Guests
...ized portions per guest - like bacon-wrapped dates or stuffed mushrooms - that are visually enticing, but not intimidating. more importantly, rehearse the recipe beforehand. no host should spend the party in the kitchen experimenting on a first-time dish. * space is key. be mindful of how your home coincides with the theme of your party. game day? have plenty of seats in front of the screen an...
Keep Winter Energy Bills in Check
... the added expense that comes with extreme winter temperatures." according to the u.s. energy information administration, electricity costs are on the rise. before winter weather sets in for your part of the country, take some time to assess your home for potential problem areas and improvements that can help lower your energy costs. lighting. though turning off unneeded lights is a smart st...
Karastan and Landy & Arcari Honor New England's Most Talented Designers
...d off with all proceeds benefiting barakat, a cambridge, massachusetts based charity that works to empower education in women and children in pakistan and afghanistan. about karastan karastan® is part of mohawk® industries, a leading supplier of flooring for both residential and commercial applications. mohawk offers a complete selection of broadloom carpet, hardwood, ceramic tile, laminate, st...
Easy Ways to Save This Halloween
...as many families with small children know, halloween is a highly anticipated holiday packed with clever costumes, yummy candies and spirited parties. but for many parents, the costs associated with this much-loved occasion can be downright frightful. in fact, according to the national retail federation, americans will spend an average of $72 on halloween this year, which comes to $7 billion in ...
Encourage Kids to Give Back This Halloween
...ith traditional orange boxes to collect coins for unicef, for the first time kids and parents can now set up individual fundraising pages on crowdrise for their friends and family members to donate. participants also can turn their halloween parties into trick-or-treat for unicef fundraisers by creating a donation page and including a link to it in their party invitation. to get started, visit www...
Earth-Friendly Ways to Welcome Babies, Pets
...s on enjoying - and cleaning up after - your family without extra effort. * save money: adding another person or pet to the household also adds a lot of costs. be friendly to your wallet and the earth by purchasing previously loved, gently used toys and clothes. * save time: with all the added duties that come from babies and pets there's very little time to make homemade cleaners. as an alte...
Why Emergency Preparedness Matters/Tips to Prevent Storm Damage
...season. fortunately, attaining the safety and comfort provided by a standby generator during a storm event has become more reasonable thanks to emerging technology that has made generators smaller, smarter and, therefore, more affordable. "in the past, having a generator was cost-prohibitive for many households," said amanda grandy, marketing manager for briggs & stratton standby power, which i...
Tips for a Clean, Guest-Ready Home
...now is the season for enjoying backyard bbqs and poolside parties with friends and family - not being trapped in the house for pre- and post-party cleaning. with a little planning, you can minimize time spent on daily chores and maximize time spent soaking up the sun and creating memories with guests. here are a few quick tips to clean and prep your home for a season of get-togethers - anytime...
Lawn Care Tips for Fall
...ation on the package and use a calibrated spreader to apply the correct amount. it is also a good rule to apply the fertilizer in the fall about 2-3 weeks before the ground freezes so the plant can start to take up some of the nutrients. instead of pacing the yard with a push spreader, consider a tow-behind spreader attached to your riding lawn mower or garden tractor. an attachment, such as a...
Give Your Kitchen a Facelift - Easy Updates to Increase Your Home's Value & Save You Time
...eat feature and true convection feature. once the food is out of the oven, the quick self-clean cycle cleans the oven in just two hours helping frigidaire take you through mealtime in no time, from start to clean. flexible storage options that can save you money when it comes to purchasing refrigerators and freezers, it's important to find something that allows for adjustable storage to meet ...
Make Your Home Smarter
...with apps that offer comfort, convenience and security, homeowners are getting more out of their smartphones to make their homes better, smarter places to live. smart home apps such as those from nest are expected to link various home devices together to bring peace of mind, control and even energy savings to our lives. it seems like yesterday when smartphone technology was limited only to voi...
DIY Ideas for Every Room/Simple steps to update and organize
...rier on your surfaces. 2. survey food items go through food items and donate or dispose of those you won't use. seal boxes for donation with an easy-to-use packaging tape, such as duck brand ez start packaging tape. its frustration free special release technology makes it easy to start with every use and ensures you never lose the tape end. 3. group similar items move common items together...
Home Updates That Go Back In Time/Revive the charm of mid-century modern design
...y movement. these form the foundation for the newest brizo bath collection which leverages a number of influences including a 1950s airliner and automobile tail fins, making it a perfect staple for starting an interior design bathroom transformation. "it's obvious the inspiration for the sotria collection stems from the sleek, streamlined aesthetic of an airplane, but it's about something bigg...
Safe, Green Ways to Protect Family & Home
...ess likely to be attacked by pests. provide plants with optimal sunlight, water and nutrients so they can grow strong, keeping pests away. * look for plants that attract predators of pests, such as earthworms, ladybugs and spiders. always seek natural products: * before choosing pest protection products, be sure to carefully read the label to ensure that they are safe for use around children...
Setting the Mood for Summer in the Home
...creating a happy, energized home during the warmer months starts with getting “chore-ganized” to spend the maximum time enjoying family and friends. tapping into your senses – particularly the sense of smell – can also boost the mood throughout your home. get the most out of your home in the laundry room and beyond with these fun, simple and creative tips from author, blogger and lifestyle exp...
Smart Kids' Rooms that Grow with Time
...(family features) costs for furnishing and decorating a child's room can mount quickly, but with careful planning and a few smart purchases, the decisions you make for that nursery or toddler's room can create a functional and clutter-free space that grows with your child well into the teen years. from convertible furniture to neutral walls, you can establish a framework that evolves as your chi...
Tips for a Healthier Home - Follow the Four C's from Trusted HGTV Contractor Mike Holmes
... always going to have time to cross off every project on the list. rather than setting lofty goals that make it easy to procrastinate, the key to a productive and effective list is to be realistic. start with the projects that will have an immediate effect on creating and maintaining a safer and healthier home. "keep your 'honey-do' list manageable. move long-term projects to the end and bump ...
Add Appeal, Save On Your Remodeling Project
... value report from remodeling magazine, a minor kitchen remodel should recoup up to 75 percent of total remodeling dollars, based on the value of the home increasing. when focusing on this important part of the house, many homeowners are looking for ways to add luxurious and modern touches without breaking the bank. "whether you want to splurge on cabinets, countertops, appliances or floors, home...
Caring for Your Stone Surfaces
...correct and regular care and maintenance. it's important to understand the shine on granite is not from applying a wax, but a natural shine that goes through a rigorous process. quarried from the earth's surface using a combination of diamond wire cables, drills and even dynamite, these stone blocks weigh in at around 40,000 pounds. the blocks are then taken to a factory for processing. a giant...
Five Simple Tips to Enhance Your Home’s Personality
...(family features) your home can say a lot about you. a state-of-the-art kitchen outfitted with a double oven likely means you enjoy cooking and entertaining friends and family. likewise, a backyard complete with play sets, a treehouse or a basketball hoop is a sure sign your house is also a hangout for the neighborhood kids. “my house is more than just a haven for my family. it’s a real life s...
Room-to-Room Home Additions/Add quality and comfort to your favorite rooms
... market is still very much a buyer's space, so quality additions that increase value are certainly top of mind. luckily, there's no need knock down walls or move plumbing to make an impact - simply start with small, quality updates to pack a dramatic punch for less money. here are some ways to add quality and comfort within the different spaces of your home: entryway as the first thing visit...
Bringing Indoor Comfort Outside- Make outdoor space an extension of your home
...t and style of your favorite indoor spaces into your porch, patio and other outdoor areas," said aimee beatty, in-house stylist with pier 1 imports. "from comfy throw pillows to trendy rugs, colorful artwork and cheery curtains, new outdoor products boast durability and so much style that your patio will be the neighborhood's go-to summer hot spot." beatty shares some of her stylish secrets to...
Four Steps for Attacking Garage Organization
...m their space in the garage: 1. clean and prep clutter is one of the biggest issues with garage organization. the only way to know what is in the garage is to remove all of the items inside and start with a clean slate. as you remove items from the garage, be realistic about what you do and do not use and move them into categories: * keep items you use regularly. * donate or sell items tha...
Colorful Springtime Crafts - Easy projects add color to the home
... own personalized touch. divine designs bring the signs of spring to life with designs that incorporate the dreamy scenes of floral blooms and butterflies. your refrigerator will become a work of art with stamped tile magnets - an easy decor project to brighten any kitchen. every recipient treasures gifts that come from the heart. these charming crafts take less than two hours to create, an...
Organize Entryways with Decorative Storage
...d a dry-erase board with a calendar to make notations about daily and weekly events to keep the whole family on the same page. it's also a great place to personalize with family photos and children's art projects. lorie marrero, professional organizer and author of "the clutter diet," also recommends creating an 'errand shelf.' "you can put things to be returned to other places or people. libra...
Transform Small Spaces into Charming Places
... into a space with unique and appealing character? focusing on a few key areas will let you make a big impact in a little space, allowing you to create a charming and memorable environment. for starters, when dealing with a small space, it's important to live clutter free. make sure that only mandatory items and furniture are in the room. create special spaces and storage lorie marrero, a...
A Sparkling, Spotless Home-Spring cleaning solutions to make your house shine
... that will make your home feel shiny and new again. easy to manage and maneuver if dragging a cumbersome vacuum from room to room isn't your idea of a productive cleaning experience, consider a smarter option. the hoover air steerable bagless upright offers a lightweight unit that lifts and removes deeply embedded dirt with three suction channels. the hoover air steerable also features a maneu...
Luxurious Laundry Room Transformations
...ngs that inspire productivity and tranquility can transform your tired, dull space into a room that feels luxurious, welcoming and relaxing. tips to add lux to your laundry room to help get you started on the road to re-design, electrolux has teamed up with design expert camille styles, founder of the popular lifestyle blog www.camillestyles.com, to offer these words of advice: * begin your...
Make a Splash With Family Pool Fun
...r waters crystal clear. 4. enroll kids in swimming lessons: teach the skill of swimming to children at a young age. enroll kids in classes to learn the basics and avoid accidents. 5. teach the parts of a pool: show children where to locate the drains, pipes and other pool openings. explain the importance of avoiding these areas while swimming as they can cause harm. pool maintenance ess...
Shedding Light on Replacement Windows
...tions wet, humid, hot, severe storms, salty air - different climates have different window needs when it comes to material and glass choices. talk to a reputable contractor or window dealer in your particular area to help select products that may work best for you. he or she may recommend hardware for a coastal environment, rot-resistant wood or another of the following materials or options: * ...
Simple Tips Keep Clutter at Bay
...tablishing good organization habits and creating proper storage areas can transform that chaos now and set the stage for less mess in the future. following are some simple tips to help make your apartment or home clutter free, and get you started with some new habits to keep disorganization at bay. 1. don't buy things you don't need. living clutter free gives you a better perspective of what...
Control the Clutter with Drop Zones
...ks make it easy to hang up outerwear, while a storage bench, like closetmaid's 3-cube bench, is a convenient place to take off shoes and neatly stow them away. kitchen since the kitchen is the heart of the home, many family members congregate here. establish a corner of the kitchen counter to drop lunch boxes, bottles and coffee mugs used throughout the day. to prevent a pile-up of papers and...
Create a Clutter-Free Crafting Zone
...ewn from one end of the house to the other and clutter reigns, you may battle a real cramp in creativity. even for the most free-thinking minds, a little organization can go a long way to let your artistic aspirations soar. the key is accessibility. follow these three simple tips from the organizational experts at closetmaid to get your space uncluttered and let your imagination run free. 1....
Revitalize Forgotten Furniture with a Simple DIY Transformation
... label's directions, allowing the stripper to sit for the designated amount of time and then gently scraping and wiping away the residue (tack cloth or lint-free rag is important, so you don't leave particles behind). tip: remember to wear gloves approved for chemical handling and eye protection, and be sure to set up your project in a well-ventilated area. a respirator may be necessary to ens...
Create Your Dream Green Kitchen
... also eco-friendly and strikingly beautiful? achieving this transformation is more attainable than you may think. environmental lifestyle expert, danny seo, provides these helpful tips on how to add earth-friendly updates to your kitchen: refrigerator when searching for a new refrigerator, be sure to look for more than just the energy star label to ensure maximum energy efficiency. it is also im...
Simpler, Quicker, More Efficient Ways to Light Up A Home
...include reduced price, availability in standard warm tones and "a-line" shaped bulbs that mimic the look and feel of traditional incandescent bulbs. new technologies include ge's bright from the start cfl. this hybrid halogen-cfl light bulb provides instant brightness, and is now available at target in a 100-watt incandescent replacement - in addition to other wattages - for table or floor lamp...
Create a Fully Loaded Laundry Room
...ry room update with cutting-edge solutions that work hard to get your clothes squeaky clean and may even make the chore fun. laundry room meets entertainment center newly constructed homes are starting to include laundry rooms with all the bells and whistles. for those wanting to be entertained while folding their garb, mounted flat screen televisions will ensure you don't miss a minute of yo...
Liven Up Your Home with Color
...wers in bloom to vibrant beach towels and colorful dresses, summer brings with it a multitude of hues. if you feel that your home is in need of an update, adding a little pop of color can help. start by thinking about the colors you want to add, where color can make the most impact and just how much you need to give your home a fresh look. here are a few tips to get you started on your adv...
Seven Small Changes With Big Impact
...greatest looks are easy to incorporate if you keep your furnishings neutral and the décor uncluttered. from there, it's just a matter of bringing in a few simple touches that create a big impact. start with one or two easy projects and you will quickly transform your house into a place you're proud to call home. 1. transform with paint - every interior designer will tell you the quickest way to...
Bring Your Personal Design Style to Life
... there are some great resources online for developing these boards. pinterest, a tool that enables users to "pin" their favorite items, is extremely useful for finding ideas and forming a vision. start by following leading home products companies, such as kraftmaid cabinetry, on pinterest to help collect inspirational images. turn dreams into design once you are in tune with your style, enga...
DIY Magic to Transform Your Kids' Rooms
...chest of drawers or wooden chair, to bring extra personality to a room painting supplies you'll need * your paint, finishes and extra accessories - disney paint is only available at select walmart stores nationwide * painters tape at least 2" wide * paint brushes for small or tight areas * drop cloths * paint trays * rollers and roller covers to get more inspiration and helpful tips...
Take Time to Tackle Home Maintenance
...mes recommends following his "safety" checklist: s seek out lead in the home. if your home was built before 1978, it could contain lead. if you disturb any material that contains lead, tiny lead particles could become airborne at home. talk to a professional to test the entire house, and take the necessary steps to ensure your family's safety. a address indoor air quality and change your air...
Get Your Home Ready for Outdoor Entertaining
...having guests over. tidy up yard debris like extra sticks and mulch, and put away garden tools, lawn toys and garbage cans so they are out of view. add fresh flowers - find annuals in your favorite party-theme colors and plant them in ceramic or terra cotta pots to brighten the space. position potted plants as table centerpieces, near serving stations, and on the patio or deck for pops of color. ...
Deep Clean Forgotten Areas of Your Home
...r of everyday use, but a few simple cleaning tricks will help keep them in good condition and extend their lifespan, saving you money and angst in the long run. here are a few ideas to help you get started: dryer: make sure to empty the dryer's lint trap on a regular basis. keeping this often forgotten area lint-free will increase the efficiency of a standard tumble dryer by allowing warm, moist ...
Paint Like a Pro/Easy Exterior and Interior Painting Tips
...can go a long way in ensuring a professional looking result," said carmen de la paz, designer and former host of hgtv's hammer heads. de la paz offers these tips to help you paint like a pro. start with the right tools whether working on interior or exterior projects, be sure to use the right tools - especially the appropriate tape - to ensure a professional looking result. for indoor proj...
Seaside Inspiration for the Home
...us drying time supplies and tools: large picture frame with glass 4 table legs and brackets for attaching to back of frame l-brackets and screws for securing photo panel to underside of frame martha stewart crafts acrylic paint: gray wolf, porcelain doll, wedding cake, linen white household candle sandpaper: course and fine foam core board linen fabric batting or felt adhesive or tack...
Create Budding Home Updates
...gh real flowers are always a gorgeous addition, they can be costly and, unfortunately, they will expire. due to their permanent and authentic nature, more decorators are turning to their faux counterparts when glamming up interiors. boasting an incredibly realistic look and feel, faux flowers are available in many varieties and colors. so, no matter what type of décor appeals to you - from cont...
Green Ways to Beautify Your Home
... even light distribution, such as 3m led advanced light. it lights up a room as beautifully as you would expect, and lasts for 25 years, delivering energy efficiency without compromise. it uses one quarter of the energy used by an incandescent light bulb and can save you up to $140 worth of electricity over the bulb's lifetime. in addition, it contains no mercury and does not need special disposal...
Spring Cleaning Shortcuts
...c. -use steam to clean the inside of the microwave. bring two cups of water to a boil in the microwave, keep the door closed and let the water sit for a few minutes. the steam loosens dried-on food particles, making it easier to wipe them away. for a fresh scent, drop a slice or two of lemon in the water before boiling. keep it clean by using food covers to prevent food splatters. -keeping the s...
A Modern Master Suite - Adding technology - and style - to the bedroom
...(family features) when it comes to adding technology to your home, the bedroom might not be the first place you would consider. but the reality is that high tech is becoming an integral part of every living space - including the bedroom. a survey by the international furnishings and design association (ifda) looked at what designers expect to see in american homes by the year 2020. the report pre...
Kitchen updates that won't break the bank
... (bpt) - take a look around your home and think about which spaces you use most. if the kitchen made the list, you're not alone. for most homeowners, the kitchen is the heart of their home, and all the time spent there likely causes a fair amount of wear and tear. if this sounds like your kitchen, it might be time for a remodel. while the national association of home builders finds that home r...
Your bedroom: the key to a restful night's sleep
...chology at argosy university, tampa. "in a good number of cases, getting to sleep and staying asleep is a matter of your surroundings." kristina held, assistant professor of interior design at the art institute of charlotte, a campus of south university, focuses on areas of the bedroom that you may want to re-evaluate in order to create the sleep haven you've been craving. "creating a bedroo...
Go with the flow to add flexibility to your home
...rve new purposes with each new day.- the result is a new kind of american home, one where rooms assume different personalities as occasions and spatial requirements change. sliding doors are the smart designer's answer in creating openness within spaces that can't accommodate hinged, swinging interior doors. in today's homes, sliding doors have been given a literally and figuratively larger rol...
Start planning now for spring's home makeover
...ace, they're demanding designs that accommodate their changing needs without compromising on style," says sarah reep, merillat cabinetry's design lead. - clean house: when you're ready to get started on your remodel, you won't want to worry about cleaning. take time now to look at everything stored in your kitchen and pantry and determine what stays and what can go. it'll make prepping for r...
Green home improvements that can make a real difference in home value
...e for yourself and in the eyes of others, one of the best ways to do that in today's real estate market is to make green home improvements. going green can mean a lot of things, and it's easy to start with small changes like switching to compact fluorescent light bulbs and unplugging appliances when they're not in use. not only will you be doing good for the environment, you might end up saving...
Find inspiration for your home in 2013 with the latest design trends
...(bpt) - we're all looking forward to a fresh start at the beginning of the new year: whether it's an updated fitness regime, pursuing new hobbies or getting organized, there are a slew of resolutions to try. in 2013, why not make a few changes to not only yourself, but also your home? by incorporating cutting-edge design trends, you'll add style and color that's perfect to kick-start the year. ...
Kitchen remodeling: How to go from a far-off dream to 'DIY'
...xpenses associated with buying the tools outright. by going to rentalhq.com, you can find local stores that have all the tools you need to remodel and revive your kitchen. here are some essential parts of the project and the tools you'll need to get going: * floors: there are lots of stylish and functional options for flooring, but the type of saw you'll need for cutting things down to size ...
Ten lucky home decor trends for 2013
...ng qualities. because the company offers color matching, customers can match their repositionable wallpaper to an existing paint color, updated decor or the new pantone color palette. cooking up smart ideas next year's contemporary kitchen will include european frameless laminate cabinetry, multi-tasking appliances, hands-free faucets, and increased smartphone and tablet functionality, accor...
Transforming Your Bedroom Into a Stylish, Functional Retreat
...ors is 60-30-10. sixty percent of the room should be the dominant color (walls), 30 percent a secondary color (upholstery) and 10 percent an accent color (accessories.) when choosing your colors, start with something you love as your inspiration. it can be a painting, a pillow or even your favorite vase. use that item to build out the perfect color palette for your bedroom. beautify your bed a...
Adding a Little Luxury to Your Home
... plenty of décor inspiration on sites such as houzz or pinterest. and with the right materials and a little creativity, you can add a little luxury to your home, too. here are some ideas to get you started: paint - you can add a fresh look to a room with a fresh coat of paint. you can also add richness and depth with a specialty paint treatment. textured paint allows you to give your walls the ...
Color tips from the pros: How to bring bold hues into the kitchen and bath
...e sink. "a brightly-colored sink makes a delightful and memorable impact," schrage says. kohler recently made a color splash in the kitchen and bathroom with four bright and bold colors created in a partnership with color evangelist and design guru jonathan adler. the special edition hues, kohler colors featuring jonathan adler, include palermo blue, greenwich green, piccadilly yellow and annapoli...
Create a warm and stylish holiday wreath to welcome guests
...ches; scissors; a hot glue gun and glue sticks; krylon glitter blast in diamond dust, sapphire shimmer and clear sealer; and krylon indoor/outdoor in global blue and white. to create the wreath, start by painting the craft foam ring with indoor/outdoor in global blue. once the paint is dry, add a coat of glitter blast in sapphire shimmer for a vibrant, sparkling finish. spray an additional coat...
Fresh Tips for Holiday Sparkle
...'tis the season for getting together with family and friends. whether you're hosting a small gathering or accommodating out of town guests, ensure your home is party-ready. here are some budget-friendly tips using a classic pantry staple to make sure your home is fresh and inviting. a clean kitchen * in the kitchen, make sure your food prep area and tools are clean. instead of harsh cleaners...
Nick-of-time tips to make your home holiday ready
...areas that receive the most guest traffic, you can create a fresh, welcoming environment within budget. the home improvement experts at lowe's recommend updating five key spaces: 1. entryways start by making a great first impression and setting the mood by enhancing the entryway and improving curb appeal. by adding a new doormat and painting the front door an inviting, rich jewel tone, you'l...
Upgrading your kitchen from 'blah' to 'bling' for less
...(bpt) - from cooking to entertaining, the kitchen - always the heart of the home - now takes center stage as the 21st century hub of the home. as families spend more time in their homes, today's 'command central' kitchen needs to be multi-functional and high-definition ­­with easy-to-maintain surfaces dedicated to cooking, working, web surfing and blogging, paying bills and doing homework, as well...
Beautiful rooms are meant to be lived in
...eating beautiful spaces that are fun, elegant and livable.' redecorating a space with a few key elements can completely transform the look and feel of the room without breaking the budget. 'when starting the room refresh process, keep the livability of the design elements in mind to make sure you have a balance that works within your lifestyle, but still gives the room personality and a special...
The surprising truth about carpet
...tion by a professional. this process extracts deeply embedded dirt that regular vacuuming can't reach. to find a cri seal of approval service provider visit www.carpet-rug.org. if you suffer from particularly bad allergies, consider cleaning your upholstered furniture, draperies and blinds also. like carpet, these also need regular cleaning. -drapes and blinds can build up microscopic allergens...
Clean Closets Make a Happy Home
...et realistic expectations - you don't have to conquer all your closets at once. it may make sense for your family to forego tv one evening a week and focus on one closet at a time, for example. start by sorting. * if you haven't worn a piece of clothing in the past year - or you can't remember the last time you wore something - then you don't need it. other items to purge from your closet: ch...
Does Your Family Have a Fire Escape Plan?
...p. bedrooms * do not trap electrical cords against walls. heat can build up, posing a fire hazard. * use only lab-approved electric blankets and warmers. make sure cords are not worn or coming apart. do not leave electric blankets switched on all night unless they are marked "suitable for all night use." * keep bedding, curtains and other combustible items at least three feet away from space...
Teragren's Complete Bamboo Line Certified USDA BioPreferred
...d biobased product label verifies that the products’ amount of renewable biobased ingredients meets or exceeds prescribed usda levels. biobased products are goods composed in whole or in significant part of agricultural, forestry, or marine materials. the purpose of the usda biopreferred® program is to promote the increased purchase and use of biobased products. the increased purchase of bioba...
Get Your Kitchen Holiday Ready
...son and odds are some of them are coming to your home. all of those extra houseguests mean added kitchen clutter and a sink filled with a plethora of pots, pans and plates. since the kitchen is the heart of the home, you'll want to make sure the space remains warm, inviting and sparkling clean during the holiday season. here are some quick tips to help you get your kitchen ready for friends and fa...
Find Your Perfect Fit /Five Tips for Purchasing a Recliner
...or a recliner that gives you total body support - including lumbar support - when you're in the reclining position? new recliners, such as stressless recliners offer added comfort features such as an articulating headrest, which cradles the head and neck in the reclining position. in addition, these recliners offer a sleep function to fully recline, and a dual support base, ensuring that the base ...
Are Your Fall Lawn and Garden Priorities in Order?
...uned in to fertilizing their lawns in the spring, late summer through mid fall is really the most important time to fertilize. fertilizers rich in slow-release nitrogen, such as greenview with greensmart fall lawn food, promote strong roots and long lasting results. fertilizing at the beginning of fall helps the grass recover from the stresses of summer and begins the process of strengthening the ...
Kitchen Cleaning - Organize Your Approach
...grease and grime have dissolved. microwave to loosen grease and food spatters, boil a cup of water with a few lemon slices in the microwave for one minute, which will help to soften dried food particles to make cleanup easier. then, use a foaming all-purpose cleaner and a damp sponge to easily wipe away residue and grease and leave a fresh scent behind. dishwasher use a toothbrush and w...
Cleaning Made Simple
...he whole house look and feel fresher by focusing on a few key areas. floors even if you vacuum regularly, floors and carpets could use a deep down cleaning now and then. -for carpeted areas - start by vacuuming as usual, to pick up surface debris. move as much furniture out of the room as possible. (if you can't move it, put some plastic under it to protect the legs.) if you don't want to re...
Choosing the Right Light Bulb
...the way you light your home is changing, starting with how you shop for light bulbs. in addition to new choices in technology - state of the art leds or cfls, for example - you have a variety of options in terms of brightness, as well as how long you want the bulb to last. in addition, you have the option of spending more money up front on an energy efficient bulb that can save you money in the lo...
Five Tips for Wood Finishing Like a Pro
...p you complete the task with a terrific end result. here are five tips from sikkens wood finishes that will help you stain wood surfaces like a professional: prep the surface - the most important part of finishing a wood project is good surface preparation. considering that improper or insufficient surface preparation leads to 85 percent of all coating failures, according to the paint decoratin...
Painting Kids' Rooms: Tips and Tricks to Get it Right
...whether you need to set up a nursery for a new baby or update a room for a growing child, painting is an easy and cost-effective way to create just the right atmosphere. but knowing how to get started can feel overwhelming. these tips will help you choose the best type and color of paint, while keeping the process quick and stress-free. sheen savvy sheen determines how shiny your paint looks w...
Freshen Up Your Home, Naturally
...y add a few drops of natural dish soap to a bowl of baking soda and stir until it creates a thick paste. also, store an open box of baking soda inside the fridge to help eliminate odors before they start. replace it with a fresh box at least every three months. candles and air fresheners: store-bought air fresheners can contain synthetic chemicals, such as formaldehyde, which can irritate eyes,...
Top kitchen upgrades that blend beauty and value
... your car couldn't function without tires and a steering wheel and no kitchen can serve its purpose without the right appliances. if your appliances are more than 10 years old, chances are they're starting to look worn and dated. they're also likely less energy efficient than newer models, many of which are now made to meet energy star standards. appliances account for nearly 20 percent of the en...
New mobile app puts flooring in hand
...(ara) - applications for smartphones and tablets are everywhere today. and more than ever, people are using these applications to save time and money while finding that perfect product to enhance their busy lives. in 2011, there were almost 1.2 billion mobile web users worldwide, the international telecommunication union estimated. this includes nearly half (46 percent) of americans, according...
Follow the trend and give your kitchen and bath a mend
...research and insights at moen. "the bathroom is often the only room for 'you time,' so homeowners want to create a luxurious and relaxing retreat." to add a bit of beauty and bliss in the bath, start with the countertop. updating the current material with a solid-surface option will make an instant visual update. next, choose a stylish new faucet, such as the moen boardwalk faucet, to accentua...
Joyful Heart Foundation rolls out Karastan red carpet for star-studded fundraising event
...karastan’s luxurious red carpet set the stage for one of new york’s most glamorous and meaningful fundraising events. some of the biggest names in film and television gathered at the museum of modern art in may for the fifth annual joyful heart gala. founded by actress mariska hargitay, who stars in nbc’s law & order: special victims unit, the joyful heart foundation works to support and empow...
Simple Switches to Spruce Up Any Home
...space from common to highly creative." wood is big on swapping out to celebrate seasonality. the transformations happening outside often inspire her décor on the inside. wood's seasonal swap outs* art: switch out art in frames with nature-inspired, seasonal illustrations. for example, leaves for fall or flowers for spring.* furniture displays: create a "cabinet of natural curiosities" by puttin...
Simple projects to spruce up the look of your home
...e. here's a checklist you can work on now so your home will be vibrant and welcoming once long summer days roll around. floors once the light begins to reflect off your floors, you really start to notice some imperfections. if you've been waiting to screen and recoat your hardwood floor to give it a new shine, now's the perfect time to do it. if you're replacing tile, vinyl or linoleum f...
Home organization for the busy household
...ss time. "busy families need a good system of organization - places to put things and labels for identifying what you've stored so you can easily find whatever you need quickly and easily," says martha stewart, founder of martha stewart living omnimedia, "with that in mind, we have created a very effective, thoughtfully designed, and beautiful array of products manufactured by avery and availa...
'Techorating' trend harmoniously marries technology and interior design
...any functions in our homes, from making a design statement with a sleek flat screen to providing a focal point for gatherings of family and friends to even serving as a hub of information thanks to smart tv platforms and increased connectivity," robinson says. "techorating principles take into account the central role a tv plays in the living room, family room or bedroom." start by considering...
Creating the perfect master suite retreat
...es in order to create a haven from the stresses of everyday life. after all, a true master suite escape has the ideal spa-inspired bathroom. to achieve a charming appearance with soft comforts, start by styling the room with fixtures and accessories that exude a clean style, like the voss collection from moen. voss delivers uncomplicated glamour throughout the entire bath. with a full range of...
Mohawk Makes a Splash with Statement-Making Pinterest Boards that Inspire and Educate Consumers
... the environment, and we take great pride in our american roots. these messages leave a lasting impression in the mind of the consumer and help to distinguish mohawk from our competitors. our retail partners are strengthened as a result.” according to demboski, pinterest is a great fit for mohawk’s target audience. an estimated 70 percent of all pinterest users are female, and the biggest demog...
Going Green: Laminate Flooring Is the Homeowner's Eco-Friendly Choice
...inate's fiberboard core is typically comprised of at least 74 percent pre-consumer recycled waste, such as sawdust from mills and wood chips from log processing. nalfa conducts independent, third-party performance tests on laminate flooring, and products that earn the nalfa certification seal are deemed sustainable. "laminate flooring has a wealth of green advantages, and products certified ...
A Beauty Routine for Your Furniture
...cleaned and dried. * fight stains - stain fighting products, such as the guardsman fabric first aid stain remover kit, can help rescue upholstered furniture from the toughest, dried spills. always start from the edges to prevent the stain from spreading. blot spills as soon as they occur, but don't rub aggressively. leather care * dust - weekly dusting with a nonabrasive cloth prevents dull b...
Time-Saving Cleaning Tips for Busy Moms
...rtest wash cycle, then treat your load to an extra spin cycle. this will wick away extra moisture and cut down on drying time. * if you have kids old enough to hit the mall, it's time for them to start pitching in. assign specific tasks, such as sorting or folding. five minutes to a clean bathroom * stash stray items in cupboard organizers for easy sorting. * use a gentle cleaning wipe t...
Clean House Naturally and Avoid Toxic Cleansers
...ients and chemicals. in fact, you can easily clean using inexpensive products already in your kitchen, such as vinegar, baking soda and lemon juice. use these tips to clean your home naturally. start seeing clearly: after months of winter weather, windows are often coated with a layer of grime. a solution of 2 teaspoons of white vinegar and 1 liter of warm water can be used to gently remove du...
What's Your Style? Fresh decorating ideas for your home.
... how the glade expressions fragrances not only match my design taste perfectly, but also help make my home feel welcoming and guest-ready by giving it that finishing touch of a signature scent." start at the beginning. the entryway of a home is the first thing guests see, so make sure it's impactful. tidy up the outside area around the front door, and add some inexpensive pops of color with a p...
Tips and Tricks to Get Your Home Clean
...h powered vacuum such as the hoover windtunnel air bagless upright vacuum with a 12-foot premium stretch hose that allows for optimal cleaning reach. weighing just 12 pounds, it's easy to use in any part of the house, and the powerful wind technology helps remove even deeply embedded dirt within carpeting. for hard-to-reach areas, you can use the on-board attachments to get behind the couch, the r...
Spring into 2012 with the hottest colors for your home
...st color trends. don't worry that you'll need to break the bank - simply updating the shades of your walls can create the feel of an entire new home without the cost of buying one. and you'll enjoy starting the year in fresh, contemporary surroundings. "our world has become increasingly complicated and fast-paced in recent years, to the point that many people are now taking steps back to re-ev...
Trend watch: Color and customization trends for your kitchen
...if you want your home to reflect your personal style, why not start in the kitchen? the kitchen, commonly the most popular room in the house for everyday life and entertaining, doesn't have to be cookie cutter with coordinating color schemes. current trends give homeowners leeway to add personal flair to the kitchen with bursts of color, unique designs and unexpected patterns. walls painted in...
Simple projects to spruce up the look of your home
...e. here's a checklist you can work on now so your home will be vibrant and welcoming once long summer days roll around. floors once the light begins to reflect off your floors, you really start to notice some imperfections. if you've been waiting to screen and recoat your hardwood floor to give it a new shine, now's the perfect time to do it. if you're replacing tile, vinyl or linoleum f...
Five smart steps to maximize bathroom space
...its heavy use, bathrooms are often some of the smallest areas in a home. cross tight square footage with limited storage, and it quickly becomes cluttered and cramped - far from a pleasant place to start and end each day. adding function doesn't require changing your bathroom's footprint. to maximize your bathroom storage and make it work best for you, consider these design and organizational tips...
Interior design trends: Easy seasonal changes refresh and revive your home
.... mix in light and fresh decor making small changes to your home's decor is a great way to refresh the interior, and you don't have to spend a ton of money. window treatments are a great place to start - replace dense fabrics with airy options that beg to blow in the warm breeze. next, store away existing rugs and replace with ones that feature bright colors or botanical designs. dark accent...
Selling or staying put, 'daylighting' improvements pay off for homeowners
...the easiest daylighting upgrade while adding a window in the wall of your home may raise practical and design issues, adding a roof window or skylight can be much easier. roofs are, for the most part, a blank slate, allowing you to install skylights wherever they are needed most. and daylighting from above doesn't just add functionality; it offers room-changing drama and decorating flair. ...
Simple Tricks to Refresh Your Home
... the cleaning solution to wipe away baked on grease and grime. remember to make sure the oven is cool before applying the solution. * don't forget to clean your dishwasher, too. remove trapped food particles from the bottom and around any moving parts. pour a cup of vinegar into the empty dishwasher and run it to clean the inside. bedrooms * launder bed linens - including dust ruffles, bedspr...
Need a Quick Room Makeover? Look to Lighting Solutions
...o good? it doesn't always depend on paint colors or fabric choices. from fresh and airy, to intimate and cozy - and everything in between - lighting sets the tone of a room and should be an integral part of its design and layout. and you can make dramatic changes by doing something as easy as switching out a light bulb. so if you want to give a room a makeover, or just freshen it up a bit, use ...
A Plan to Prevent Home Problems
...it's an unfortunate part of homeownership - things break down. heating and cooling systems have limited lifespans and can cost thousands to replace. home appliances go on the fritz or the plumbing system shuts down, and before you know it, you've had hundreds of dollars worth of unexpected repairs to deal with. one thing that can help with unexpected costly repairs is preventive maintenance. i...
Household Budgeting: To Save or to Spend?
... her life in bed. so, investing in a quality mattress now, and one that can adjust to your changing body over time, will provide a low cost-per-use, since you sleep on your mattress every day. "i've partnered with sleep number because there is no need for couples to compromise - the mattress can be adjusted on each side to a persons' firmness preference," torabi said. "it's like getting two beds i...
Do-It-Yourself Home Projects Help You Save
...he house to the garage. find a variety of storage solutions that fit within your budget - from finishing rod racks to cabinets and overhead ceiling-mounted shelving - at retail stores such as www.walmart.com. update flooring to cover existing flooring, use floating laminate pieces. installing wood laminate in your bathroom, bedroom, kitchen, or living room is easy with snap-together pieces. chec...
Simplifying Home Design with Technology
....com/us/app/kraftmystyle/id431285574?mt=8): with this app from kraftmaid cabinetry, you can capture images and create photo collages of items that inspire you, like colors, unique spaces, fabrics and art. style boards can be shared with family, friends and in the online gallery. when you're working with a designer, this app is a great way to share ideas and inspiration for your home's design. avai...
The Clean You Need, at a Fraction of the Cost
...udy reveals that many americans are letting their money go down the drain - literally - by spending too much on items like laundry detergent. in these tough economic times, families are looking for smart, new ways to save money without sacrificing quality, and the laundry room is a great place to start. finding the right detergent is the first step toward clean, bright laundry. look for a bran...
Holiday Cleaning Hints
...h history and inviting families to share their tried and true traditions and shining moments. visit the brand's facebook page to share your family's holiday traditions and get ideas from others for starting new ones...
Holiday TLC for Your Furniture
...'t use them, often placing water-sweating glassware on tables and leaving rings on the surface. if this happens, don't worry says hutson. "i use guardsman water ring and mark removal right after the party ends to get rid of rings and marks." hutson says to look beyond the surface when it comes to favorite pieces. "giving furniture a little tlc is easier than you think with specially formulated ...
Get Your Kitchen Holiday-Ready
...n eaten or have expired. this allows room for new items. save yourself this step by not refrigerating leftovers that anyone is likely to eat. * once a month, clean each shelf and bin one at a time starting from top to bottom. remove items and wash with warm soapy water. wash the walls, too. dry thoroughly. * all-purpose cleaners are safe for most surfaces in the kitchen, including stainless stee...
Frank Lloyd Wright's Taliesin West Gets a Face-lift
...ell mountains to admire the genius of the man who continues to impact interior design, architecture and ideas about sustainability and green living. the frank lloyd wright foundation, which is headquartered at taliesin west, is planning several special events and enhanced tours during 2012, which is the 75th anniversary of taliesin west and the 100th anniversary of the state of arizona. the found...
Protect Your Deck Now
...hat could cause problems during the winter. for example, mold and mildew can cause erosion on various types of wood. cleaning the deck can also prevent dry rot, which is wood decay caused by fungi. start by removing furniture and planters for storage. moisture between caught between the deck and planters or furniture can seep into the wood during the winter and stain the surface. sweep off dir...
Top Tips for Party Prep
...holidays, graduations or barbeques - no matter what the occasion, the gathering place at any home party is the kitchen. it's where we cook, where guests congregate, and often where refreshments are served. because of this, the kitchen also is a likely place for clutter, spills and the general chaos that results from party food preparation. home entertaining expert jeanne benedict offers tips for p...
Your Blueprint for a Greener Home
...y the largest purchase you'll make in your lifetime. and the costs don't stop with a mortgage payment - rising energy prices make it expensive to operate and maintain a home. according to the u.s. department of energy (doe), homes account for 21 percent of the energy used in this country every year, with an average annual utility bill of $1,767. so it's no surprise that a 2010 survey by the she...
Does Your Kitchen Work Like a Dream? Make the Most of Kitchen Storage
...he social hub of a home. today's homeowners want their kitchens to reflect their personal tastes and accommodate their daily lives; however, a kitchen that can do all this is in need of one thing - smart storage. according to renowned chef curtis stone, "a dream kitchen is one that's designed for the way you live. the best advice i'd give anyone looking to remodel their kitchen is to think abou...
A Beautiful Nursery on a Budget
...ut easily as trends evolve and as your child grows and expresses him or herself. * keep up with the latest color trends? add a pillow and throw to your glider or buy some homemade or purchased wall art as a way to infuse a trendy color without committing to it forever. * love today's trends of owls, or find yourself drawn to colorful knit dolls designed overseas? these are easy items to bring i...
Top 10 Kitchen Remodeling Considerations
...ur kitchen can seem like a daunting task at first glance. you want your new space to function well for your needs, accommodate your lifestyle, and reflect your personal design style. but how to get started? sarah reep, kraftmaid director of designer relations and education, recommends considering the following before you begin a kitchen remodel. 1.) determine the remodel scope. projects can rang...
A Down-to-Earth Guide to Home Heating and Cooling
...increasing energy costs have many homeowners looking for new ways to save money. according to the department of energy, the average homeowner pays about $1,900 a year on utilities, most of it going toward heating and cooling bills. a growing number of homeowners are finding savings in their own back yards by utilizing the earth’s natural energy to heat and cool their homes. it’s called geother...
Pest Prevention: Three Easy DIY Tips
...controlled pests. “as a contractor, one of the issues i often came across when tearing down walls was finding a bug infestation,” said manfredini. “infestations can be easily handled with a few smart home solutions that start to work in minutes and can be long-lasting. it’s all about being prepared.” prepare, prevent and patch as a diy expert, homeowners frequently ask manfredini how they ...
Make Your Home Cleaner and Greener
...isco general hospital. "it only takes a few extra steps to make a home healthier, cleaner and greener." to that end, the maker of green works(r) products, hgtv personality and green living expert carter oosterhouse, and lowe's have teamed up to showcase ways to give your family a cleaner, greener home. paint a fresh coat of paint is a great, low-cost way to bring new life to a room. but th...
Top 10 Bathroom Trends
... sinks and vanities, homeowners get the individualized spaces and storage they desire in their bathrooms. radiant heat: stepping onto a cold tile floor after a hot shower isn't the best way to start the day. an easy remedy is adding radiant electric heating to floors. some companies install heating mats controlled by a thermostat under tile, stone, laminate and engineered-wood floors. seei...
Earth-Friendly Household Tips Made Easy
...according to the u.s. environmental protection agency, more than 90 percent of americans want to protect the environment. despite the desire to care for the earth, only 33 percent of trash in the u.s. actually gets recycled, and 54 percent gets buried in landfills. in an effort to offset the amount of product waste that could potentially end up in landfills and motivate families to do their pa...
Time-Saving Tools for Household Chores
...spray bottles have enough cleaner in them, and that your brushes, sponges and wipes are clean, dry and ready to go. that way, when it comes time to clean again, you can just grab your tools and get started. and the quicker you can start, the quicker you can get done." for more tips to easily keep your home fresh and clean, visit www.merrymaids.com/cleaningtips/...
Make Every Day Earth Day
...) earth day is a great reminder that there are many ways people can have a positive impact on the planet. but being more eco-conscious can go beyond just one day. try these easy and earth-friendly tips in your daily life to help take good care of your family, home and planet. trade transportation. according to www.epa.gov, leaving your car at home just two days a week can reduce greenhouse gas ...
Savvy Home Improvements
...tions and repairs helps reduce the home's operational costs. improvements, such as added insulation and upgraded hvac systems, could reduce cooling costs by up to 30 percent, according to the u.s. department of energy. home appliances account for about 20 percent of your utility bills, so efficient choices can cut your costs while helping the environment. when planning an improvement project, ...
Great Looking, Durable, Affordable and Easy-to-Install: Top Reasons Why Armstrong’s New Duality Vinyl Flooring Dazzles
...lity retails from $3.49-$4.29 per square foot, uninstalled. visit armstrong.com to find a local retailer. the fiberglass vinyl sheet floors are manufactured in the u.s.a. at armstrong’s state-of-the-art lancaster, pa., facility. like all armstrong resilient floors, they are third-party floorscore™ certified for better indoor air quality and are compliant with california section 01350, recognized...
Mohawk “Colors of Spring” National Sale Features Aggressive Consumer Rebate and Financing Offers, Free TV Commercials
...dalton (march 28, 2011)— for the seventh straight year, mohawk and its aligned retailers are partnering to create a springtime national selling event that has proven effective in building store traffic, increasing sales, and strengthening the brand position of mohawk aligned retailers. mohawk’s national spring sale, “colors of spring,” is a favorite among many of the top flooring retailers in t...
Mohawk featured in ABC News’ “Made in America” series
...facturers across the nation who provided replacement products for the home. mohawk industries was among the companies showcased in the project, providing area rugs made using mohawk’s revolutionary smartstrand® with dupont™ sorona® fiber. introduced just five years ago, smartstrand with dupont sorona is the first truly new carpet fiber in nearly 50 years. laboratory and field tests show that it...
Planning an Outdoor Oasis
...if it's time to think about making some improvements or additions to your home, outside may be the best place to get started. exterior additions and improvements are high on homeowner's lists, according to the better homes and gardens 2011 consumer preference survey. among the top ranking features people want in their next homes are decks or patios (84 percent), and low-maintenance exteriors (7...
The master suite: a haven within your home
... don't expect to lounge on the bed with your cappuccino in hand. reserve space in your design for an ample sitting area where you can put a sofa, comfortable reading chairs and even a state-of-the-art entertainment system for movie nights and lazy sundays. add a built-in customized entertainment center to house the latest and greatest gadgets for everyone in the house. you'll want to have r...
Kids room decor that's easy to replace when their tastes change
... pick out a new color. do try to encourage kids away from very dark colors, as those can be harder to cover up the next time you repaint. another option is a peel and stick mural. products like smartstick by muralsyourway.com allow you to decorate a room without risking the integrity of the walls. perhaps your daughter is seeking a princess room or your son is hoping for a disney wall to depic...
The ABC'S for Keeping the Home Healthier for Children
...owing if they are harmful. because their organs and respiratory, immune and neurological systems are still developing, children can be more sensitive to harmful substances such as certain chemicals, particles and allergens, according to the greenguard environmental institute. dr. alanna levine, fellow of the american academy of pediatrics (faap), reminds parents that allergy symptoms typically...
Freshen Your Look and Home This Spring
...ng and new spring collections hitting the shelves, it's the perfect time to change up your home and wardrobe with fresh new styles that reflect the joyful mood and bright colors of spring. glade has partnered with style expert giuliana rancic to help women transform their look and surroundings for the new season. together they are sharing what's in this season and introducing two new limited editi...
Easy Ways to Transform a Room
...neycomb blinds, roman or vertical shades - there are a lot of options to dress up your windows. many online companies will send you samples so you can see how the different options will look in your particular space. * lighten things up with sheers. the soft folds of billowy sheers allow more light to come into the room, but still offer some privacy. sheers in lighter colors also make the room ap...
Arley Wholesale Donates Huge Amount of Tile for Haiti Rebuild
...arley wholesale, inc., a family-owned, third generation wholesale supplier of tile and stone headquartered in scranton, pa, recently made a major contribution of porcelain tile material to aid the crisis in haiti. according to david lorency, president of cleveland, tn-based operation compassion-a ministry of blessing, “the tile donated from arley wholesale in scranton was shipped directly to ha...
In 2011, Mohawk Will Be Coming To A Home Show Near You!
...our dream design to life.  we will bring our expertise, showcase our amazing products and feature some helpful how-to seminars as well. all of these incredible shows begin in february and the best part about it- you can purchase tickets now (see sidebar for details). take advantage of the promo code and begin brainstorming your questions that we can help answer at the shows!          our first...
LATICRETE Draws a Major Crowd at Surfaces 2011
...or six new grout colors that stole the show floor at the mandalay bay convention center in las vegas. laticrete held a captive audience with a constant flow of showgoers lining up to take aim with a dart gun at a pie-sliced wheel of 40 colors to mirror each one offered by the recognized leader in tile grout design and technology. and while each participant went away a winner, those landing on the ...
Mannington Floors wants Readers to Feel Right ‘At Home’ with New Blog
... designed to help readers create comfortable and warm living spaces while providing inspiring content for their lives. planned blog topics for the future include flooring design trends, inspirational articles, product spotlights, news, expert posts and other guest submissions, home design ideas, sustainability matters and more. two of the first posts include a piece entitled “the beauty of ‘green’...
Get Your House Ready for Summer
...the dog days of summer can really put the heat on electricity bills and put even the best air conditioning systems to the test. "the department of energy says that almost 45 percent of a homeowner's utility costs come from heating and cooling the house. fortunately, there are some simple things you can do to help lower those costs, keep your system working as it should, and beat the summer heat," ...
The Art of Fine Furniture Design
...ng traditional furnishings in a range of juxtaposed décors. "with emphasis on comfort and personal style, many homes include varied elements of aesthetic form and practical function," says mike howarth, president and owner of englishman's fine furnishings, a national company specializing in customized furniture and interior kitchen design. planning spaces boasting this combination has challenge...
Karastan Revitalizes 70-Year-Old Beauty in Heritage Kirman Crimson
... crimson can be custom hand-seamed to create custom size rugs in a fraction of the time it would take to weave and import a similar piece. • price for 5'9" x 9': $999 about karastan karastan is part of mohawk industries, a leading supplier of flooring for both residential and commercial applications. mohawk offers a complete selection of broadloom carpet, ceramic tile, wood, stone, laminate, ...
Top 10 home decor trends for 2011
...one in new upholstery, traditional lighting fixtures in newer brass or pewter finishes, or products imported from russia, poland and the czech republic such as chairs done in old grain sacks, or old carts from factories used for end tables or coffee tables. a spectrum of colors color trends will carry over from 2010 to 2011 with the soothing aqua and green hues that draw their inspiration fr...
Economy, housing market drive smaller, smarter home-remodeling projects
...with tight lending and home resale uncertainty, is driving consumers to prioritize home improvements based not just on immediate need, but also on potential appeal to future buyers. for the most part, it is best to make useful improvements that will appeal to a wide range of buyers down the road, say experts. proceeding cautiously, homeowners are therefore thinking twice before undertaking maj...
DIY-challenged? Three easy tricks for floor to ceiling
...but that would fly in the face of your efforts at frugality. transforming a room from floor-to-ceiling isn't as hard as it may sound, even if you're diy-challenged. the job can be simple if you start from the ground and work your way up with these easy diy tasks: floors with flair look down. what's on the floor under your feet? are you happy with what you see? if you're living with sta...
The finish is just the beginning with Artistic Finishes
...artistic finishes is launching their “beginnings” campaign under the theme “the finish is just the beginning”. this latest marketing initiative will be a 2-3 year program reenergizing the distribution partner and bringing a new consumer-focused element to their entire marketing program. “we’ve added a lifestyle component to our marketing efforts to make an emotional connection with the end user an...
Anderson expands into laminate with enhanced finish - OptiGuard adds strength, realism
...e styling of anderson from a visual perspective, the products are an affordable alternative for consumers who love our hardwood.” the initial introduction consists of three collections—essentials, artisan and brilliance— with 18 total skus. erickson said all products are made in the u.s. by shaw including its new optiguard finish technology that can be found on every plank. scott sandlin, sh...
Shaw, HGTV team up for co-branded flooring line - Licensing partnership extends an already strong relationship
... dalton—for the last three years, four if you count 2011, shaw industries and hgtv have had an ever-building partnership as the manufacturer has been the exclusive flooring provider for the hgtv green home giveaway. that relationship took a big leap forward with the announcement of a co-branded, exclusive flooring collection labeled “hgtv-home flooring by shaw.” the licensing partnership in...
Mohawk Industries Turning “Green” Into Green: Ideas You Can Use Today
...anet: stewardship of natural resources to ensure healthy continuity. using these, stores have been able to make immediate changes that result in better profitability. here are some ideas you can start implementing today: cut down disposables. the costs for disposable items—coffee cups in the break room, for instance, can add up to be significant, and they add to the waste stream. cutting bac...
Karastan Uses Facebook for its Home for the Holidays Promotion
...kelly wright barrere, of cartersville, ga, won a new rug from karastan’s iconoclast collection as part of a facebook promotion called “home for the holidays.” karastan invited its hundreds of facebook followers to click or comment on their favorite iconoclast rug during the month of december. a winner was randomly selected from the participants. as her prize, barrere selected karastan’s pavilion t...
Keep fresh air flowing during dry winter months
...r allergens, find their way into your home every day. they include dust, pollen, pet hair and dander, dust mites, mildew, lint, fungus, most tobacco smoke, cooking grease and bacteria. many of these particles are undetectable by your nose and throat, and can get deep into your lungs. this year, be proactive in creating a safer indoor environment for your family and guests by following these few qu...
Redoing a kid's room? Favorite cartoon characters make it easy
...r tastes change again. the secret to redoing a child's room successfully and cost effectively is pretty much the same secret designers use to redo adult rooms on the cheap - paint, accessories, smart design touches and an understanding of what the room's occupants already love. parents poised to plunge into kids' room renovations, have an extra advantage that adult room designers don't have - ...
Cold weather offers perfect opportunity to work on these projects
...retaining wall, big projects often overshadow simple tasks such as fixing outlets and sealing cracks. use winter as time to knock the little things off the list. for those who can't wait to get started, there are plenty of projects that can completely change your home without removing walls or installing an addition. introducing new color to a space will help fine-tune an interior's design...
Pergo to unveil printing technology in 2011
...ting innovation has been announced. developed by pergo’s global r&d group, natural variations will appear on select décors in the manufacturer’s premium design collections in the u.s. and europe starting in the first quarter of 2011, noted david hartman, vice president of sales and marketing. a typical laminate décor offering has approximately 10 different plank varieties, he said. “with nat...
LEED Stop on Eugene Tour of Homes Features Hakatai
...sign phases. mesh-backed for an easy installation, the 17/8” x 7/8” tiles from emperia are rectangular in shape and set in an aligned pattern for a look inspired by the clean lines found in classical art. hakatai has expanded its collection of glass mosaics in vibrant colors and sleek, modern finishes, to include natural materials like stone as well as metal, copper and steel, to create new option...
Wool: Clean Air Certified Program Launched by Wools of New Zealand
...rnia section 01350 and collaborative for high performance schools chps. carpets and rugs containing a minimum of 50% wool are eligible for wool: clean air certification, with wools of new zealand partners benefiting from reduced testing fees. product samples are submitted by platform, which is dependent upon backing and latex type. every platform is fully retested on an annual basis to maintain...
Wools of New Zealand builds brand value at Surfaces 2011
...education, promotional programs and leed compliant initiatives that build on the value of the wools of new zealand brand. included in these efforts are the wool college, wool benefit system, premier partner program and wool: clean air certification, each of which will be fully promoted at surfaces. broadloom and rugs displayed on the booth will be part of a new premier exclusive program offered...
Karastan Featured in 4th Annual Hearst Magazines ‘Designer Visions: Cinema Style’
...imagined the blended life and new home of award-winning playwright erica (played by diane keaton) and her unlikely husband, hip-hop record mogul harry (jack nicholson). the palette is driven by the apartment’s inescapable views of the manhattan skyline awash in soft blues and silvery grays. grounded in this color range, the howards chose the subtle diamond block pattern of karastan’s zanzibar in a...
LATICRETE Donates Top of the Line Grout to MOSAICO-Houston for Fundraiser
...rete, a global leader in the manufacturing of innovative systems for the installation of tile and stone, has donated its flagship grout product in laticrete® spectralock® pro grout to mosaico-houston artists for projects the group will submit to the 7th annual empty bowls houston fundraiser in support of the mission of the houston food bank. artists across various mediums design, create and submit...
Nourison to expand into New York showroom
...divisions, as well as the mill’s brand portfolio. its core programs, including all of its signature area rug and broadloom products, will continue to be shown exclusively at the company’s world headquarters in saddle brook, n.j., and its showrooms in atlanta, las vegas and zurich, switzerland. nourison’s new york showroom will be permanently staffed for appointments, walk-ins and market events....
Armstrong Green: Opportunity for customer service and better sales
...ed knowledge about green building materials, plus is skeptical about information sources. consumers can, and should be suspicious of greenwashing and the lack of credible industry-independent, third-party sources. don’t add to industry confusion by labeling products as green or not green. environmental responsibility is much more nuanced— even among experts, there are varying interpretations. f...
How to cut more than $1,500 from your utility bill
...ills and other household expenses, but there's no need to resort to searching for spare change in the sofa cushions. you can find plenty of extra cash throughout the house by making some simple and smart energy-efficient home improvements. "the average household spends approximately $2,200 every year on energy bills, but there are definite ways to save," says bill cunningham, an energy efficie...
Top 10 home decor trends for 2011
...one in new upholstery, traditional lighting fixtures in newer brass or pewter finishes, or products imported from russia, poland and the czech republic such as chairs done in old grain sacks, or old carts from factories used for end tables or coffee tables. a spectrum of colors color trends will carry over from 2010 to 2011 with the soothing aqua and green hues that draw their inspiration fr...
Kährs launches the Artisan Collection
...kährs, europe's leading wood floor manufacturer, has launched the artisan collection, the ultimate artistic collection of floors. with dramatic surface treatments, and a wide color range from pale to dark, kährs artisan will add a bold and powerful statement to any interior design. the kährs artisan collection is characterized by creativity and extreme attention to detail put in by highly skill...
Winter Weather Safety Tips
...according to the farmers' almanac, this winter will see an increase in "shivery conditions," where temperatures will average below normal for about three-quarters of the nation and snowfall will be significant. are you and your family winter ready? with a little planning though, you can protect yourself and your family from the many hazards of winter weather, both on the road and at home. o...
Growing Food Indoors
...'t need as much moisture or nutrients inside as they do outdoors. indoor herbs can be decorative as well as functional. why not train a rosemary plant on a topiary frame for a whimsical look? starting new herbs although a sunny window looks bright in winter, the available light can be only 1/10th of what's needed for plants to grow properly. that's why it's best to grow herbs under grow lig...
Tips for a Clean House During the Holidays
...en shopping for gifts, cooking elaborate meals, and reconnecting with loved ones, keeping the house clean can seem like the one chore that never gets checked off the holiday to-do list. "being a part of the families' homes for more than 80 years, we know that families want to spend more time together during the holidays," said samuel monnie, director of brand management for kenmore floor care ...
Holiday Tidy-ings: How to Simplify Celebrations and Cut Costs This Season
...ther you've got family, friends or co-workers visiting, your holiday festivities are sure to involve cookie crumbs, spilled glitter and scattered tinsel along with tracked in snow and slush (in some parts of the country). "the holiday season is one of my favorite times of year, but it can definitely wear you out unless you know a few ways to simplify your celebrations," says stephanie begley as...
Affordable Design Solutions to Freshen Up Any Home
...mendously add to a room's design by creating a warm and inviting atmosphere," she notes. in order to offer budget-friendly tips that families can use to update their living spaces, valencich has partnered with glade sense & spray automatic freshener. together, they hope these tips will enhance families' at-home scent experience and show how affordable and easy it can be to update any room by s...
Get Your Home Winter-Ready
...as temperatures dip and snow flakes start to fall, your home will require extra maintenance to keep it in shape throughout the winter. here are a few simple steps you can take to prepare your home for colder weather. smart stock up: check shovels, snow blowers and ice scrapers to ensure they are in working order, and replace or repair any that are damaged or worn. stock your car and garage...
Say yes to one hour that could change a life
... someone else. one hour can make a difference you can make a difference, too. find something that you're passionate about or something that inspires you, and then find a need in your community. start by committing one hour a week - that one hour can help a student learn to read, feed a senior citizen, shelter a homeless pet or inspire a young artist. many community organizations are in need o...
Female Fix-It-Yourself Revolution/Solve Five Common Household Problems
...re to "fix-it-myself" stems from the empowering feeling of having the knowledge to improve their home. sound familiar? if you'd like to empower yourself and join the fix-it-yourself revolution, start by picking up a few affordable tools and products to tackle quick fixes. here are easy tips for solving five common household problems: * unstick sticky windows by opening them and rubbing wax o...
Don't Let Money Go Out the Window
...windows can be one of the home's most attractive features - but they can also be the main source of temperature loss. according to the us department of energy, windows can account for 10 to 25 percent of your heating bill. fortunately, improving insulation doesn't have to mean replacing all your windows. measuring energy efficiency understanding the following three terms will help you make sm...
How Indoor Air Quality Impacts Health
...ome, there are several changes that can minimize contaminants and improve the air you breathe inside your home. “americans spend an estimated 90 percent of their lives indoors. dow wants to be a part of the movement to make that environment as healthy as possible,” said theresa binder, dow environmental health & safety specialist. “there are many ways americans can be proactive about keeping t...
Three Steps to Conserve Energy and Save Money
...vement projects can have a positive impact on your wallet while conserving energy. however, knowing what's right for you and your home can sometimes be a challenge. here are some tips on how to get started. find the culprits conducting a quick home energy assessment will help you discover problem areas throughout your home. be sure to check for air leaks which are a main source of energy loss....
Planting a Rain Garden
...rden's size and location depends on the yard. if you're the type of person who likes precise measurements, there are guidelines you can follow for estimating the ideal size of a rain garden for your particular situation. for example, you'd want to measure the area of your roof that will be draining into the gutter leading to the rain garden, as well as the size of any paved areas that will be cont...
Wilsonart Flooring To Cease Operations
...(temple, tx – august 10, 2010) – wilsonart international announced today that it will discontinue its wilsonart flooring product line and close both the wilsonart flooring and cast sinks manufacturing operations in temple, texas. several factors drive this extremely difficult decision for wilsonart, not the least of which are the sluggish u.s. economy and continuing declines in sales of both high ...
A Small Project with Big Savings
...cal company. the study found that homeowners save an average of $50 annually on their energy bills by air sealing gaps, cracks and other exposed areas of the home with an insulating foam sealant. participants of the study showed a return on investment of their product purchase in as little as four months after application. the study findings indicate that the expected average one-year return...
Size Up Your Siding Ways To Invest In Your Home
... and cannot be color-matched," says gentzel. how are the trim and soffit areas holding up? these are often in high-exposure areas and are vulnerable to wear and weathering, so wood and vinyl in particular may need to be replaced entirely over a house's lifespan. what's the maintenance schedule? siding materials have different life spans and maintenance requirements. "as siding wears out,...
TERAGREN® INTRODUCES NEW PORTFOLIO STRANDBAMBOO FLOATING FLOOR COLLECTION
...d to complement each of the floors in the portfolio collection. color palette suggestions include light, reflective and golden tones to complement hewn tawny; fresh and natural colors for high tea; earthy neutrals to complement paris black; inviting, serene and elegant colors for rich cognac; and bold, sophisticated hues to accompany midnight black. the teragren™ color palette advisor also inc...
Inspired New Longer Wood Lengths in Laminate from Armstrong Floors
...est laminate floor boards to date – over seven feet. called ‘new england long plank’ because it emulates the look of single plank, centuries-old reclaimed hardwood, the floor’s real-life counterpart would be extremely expensive. the collection was inspired by today’s demand for a time worn look with a matte finish, minus the high price tag. these textural surfaces have the depth, feel and re...
HomerWood floors offer a blend of the handcrafted and the contemporary in new patterns and finishes
... the greatest attributes of natural wood. the amish hand-scraped® collection is hand-scraped by local pennsylvania dutch craftsmen, so that no two planks are the same, and like a true piece of art, each plank proudly bears the signature of the craftsman who created it. last year, the company introduced the smoked specialties™ collection using a hand smoking technique to create a dramatic,...
Wilsonart Contract Flooring Moves to Main Street
...temple, texas, june 21, 2010: with a nod to the consumer who demands the most durable, high-performance yet trend-forward products for her home, wilsonart flooring now offers four of its newest contract designs through synergy retailers under the professional studio umbrella. dealers now can satisfy even their most demanding customers’ high-traffic flooring needs with the next generation of desi...
Green Your Clean
... best way to do that. with so many products making vague claims, it can be hard to make an informed decision. what works? what's truly natural? this guide to greening your clean will help you make smarter, more natural cleaning choices for your home. the problem many families today are looking for ways to minimize their exposure to harsh chemical fumes and residues. but as they look for new...
Gaining Value by Gardening
...a volatile economy and rise-and-fall real estate market have flipped the switch for many homeowners to become avid do-it-yourselfers, especially when it comes to gardening. part of this is due to the long-term benefits that planting and landscaping provide. personal benefits gardening offers a triple treat - it is good for the body, good for the mind and good for the soul. as exercise, gard...
Divine Deck Design
...ing outdoor living spaces, decks are a popular choice. if you're thinking about adding a new deck, or even replacing or resurfacing an old deck, there are a lot of things to consider before you get started. these tips from the experts at fiberon will help you design the right deck for your needs. determine deck use. think through all the ways you'll be using your deck. * will you entertain fre...
Cleaning From Top to Bottom Tips and Secrets for a Cleaner, Healthier Home
... grounds for bacteria, mildew, dust mites and foul odors. healthy housekeeper laura dellutri offers these tips for cleaning your home from top to bottom and making it healthier in the process: start at the top: ceiling fans, tall mantles and bookshelves, and the tops of door frames tend to fall under the "out of sight, out of mind" motto. these areas often harbor dust, so it's important to wi...
Dare to DIY / Home maintenance you can do yourself
...whether fixing the kitchen sink disposal or creating a protective barrier against unwanted bugs around the home, homeowners should feel empowered to tackle diy tasks this time of year." baltzer is partnering with raid max bug barrier to offer easy and affordable diy tips that homeowners with a can-do attitude can undertake to protect their homes and families. be bug savvy baltzer knows prot...
Karastan Supports 2010 Joyful Heart Gala
...everyone wore jeans at the 2010 joyful heart gala, which was held may 5 in new york at skylight, the expansive soho event space. this year’s bold color scheme of pink and black was grounded with a bright fuschia carpet—provided by karastan—and energized by hundreds of celebrities and guests, who contributed more than $1.6 million to fight domestic violence. actress and karastan 2007 “statement ma...
Naturally Clean and Fresh
...earth day is a reminder of the importance of sustaining our environment and, in turn, can inspire people to make positive changes to make the world a better and healthier place to live. it's easier than you think, and a great place to start is by making simple changes at home. here are some easy and affordable solutions to help you live more environmentally friendly. you may be surprised ...
Color splashes into 2010 styles
..., we’ll see bold colors with dramatic, over-sized patterns, in an “almost out of context scale,” according to bains. playful colors such as pink, turquoise and yellow will liven up neutral palettes. particularly in the interior, natural primaries like bright blue, yellow, green and red will lend new life. color will be a factor in the emphasis on what people want this year, rather than traditional...
Easy Care and Fresh Colors Abound in Karastan’s 2010 Tufted Introductions
...entally inspired colorations with an emphasis on fashion-forward gray tones. this subtle tri-tonal pattern is created through a mixture of yarns used in a level cut-and-loop construction. twenty-two earthy colorations and a soft hand give sands of time a dramatic elegance that will transform any room into an oasis. this carpet is crafted of 100% stainmaster tactesse bcf nylon, which resists soilin...
A New Breeze of Color for Karastan’s Classic Weaves and New Wovens with Casual Flair
...onal favorites. luxurious new zealand wool and multi-hued space-dyed nylon play together in this high/low woven rib to create a carpet that has unmistakable style and outstanding performance. loom art loom art is a sumptuous woven boucle loop fashioned to give any room a casual flair. offering nine shades inspired by nature and the superior performance and easy maintenance of 100% stainmaster ...
Mannington to Turn Olympic Graphics into VCT Flooring
...ic graphics adorning the various buildings, buses and vehicles at the 2010 olympic winter games in vancouver, canada, have to do with flooring? everything, if you’re mannington mills. thanks to a partnership with 3m canada, supplier of the graphics, and the vancouver organizing committee, once the 2010 olympic and paralympic winter games are concluded, the material—about 200,000 square feet or ...
Mapei keeps growing - Buys additional property in Dalton, manufacturing plant in Bulgaria
...e location ideal for our purposes; we’ll begin retrofitting the plant to produce mapei powdered products right away,” said ray knecht, mapei unit manager, dalton operations. “in the meantime, we’ll start using the plant space immediately as a regional distribution center for products from our tile and stone installation systems and concrete restoration systems. we’ll give our customers in the sout...
Metroflor hands out distributor awards
...kin said the award is based on consistent commitment to metroflor products, from supporting retail sales forces to providing inventory and sampling. other award winners were adleta corp., dallas, for artistik and commercial; shannon sales, milwaukee, for technoflor; tri- west for metroflor, and herregan, eagan, minn., for konecto. ...
Mohawk Looks at Training Magazine Top 125 Honors as a Challenge to Improve
...rolling out entirely new programs to help dealers manage tough economic times and find new avenues for building business. tim gray, director of mohawk university, said that one key value of being part of the top 125 is looking at how other organizations address training—and seeing how those ideas could benefit mohawk’s customers. “we’ve discovered that by looking outside our industry, we’re...
San Francisco Designer Remodels with Hakatai Glass Mosaics
...hakatai, a leading importer and distributor of glass mosaic tile, recently provided stacy burket and trixie martelino of tagr design with the glass mosaic tile colors and tools he needed to complete a private home bathroom remodel of a loft space in san francisco’s trendy south of market district. tagr design put the nearly limitless color and design possibilities offered by hakatai to good us...
Mannington Hardwood
...mannington’s innovation initiatives for 2010 are not limited to resilient. in fact, when it comes to hardwood, the company is stepping into unchartered waters with earthly elements, what it is calling the first wood tile line in 12 x 12 and 12 x 24 formats. “ultimately, we decided about a year ago our core focus would be on innovation,” said dan natkin, director of hardwood business. “this is o...
Faus expanding U.S. manufacturing
...calhoun, ga.—business may be tough, but smart companies know things will turn around and they need to be ready for it. with that, the faus group announced it is investing $40 million to expand production at its u.s. manufacturing plant here. gonzala frey, faus’ ceo, said the motivation behind the expansion is to achieve manufacturing proficiency and knowledge from europe to calhoun, and increas...
Strategize for a Speedy Spring Cleaning
...apfuls to a spray bottle will go a long way. * strategize your scrub down. just thinking about tackling an entire home with all of its nooks and crannies can be overwhelming. to motivate yourself, start your spring cleaning in the room that requires the least effort. you'll finish quickly, which will give you a sense of accomplishment and you'll be ready to tackle another more challenging room. ...
Outdoor Rooms from Top to Bottom
...oor's answer to walls." outdoor product manufacturers offer exterior structures, furnishings, fabrics and designs to provide permanent enhancements that increase property values. through a recent partnership, the outdoor room innovators at walpole woodworkers and shadefx canopies unveiled versatility and quality as top priorities for outdoor spaces. as a result, the two companies launched a lin...
Colorful New Shingles Inspire Home Makeovers
...if you're in the market for a new roof or just want to give your home a fresh new look, think about starting your exterior home makeover from the top down. although it's often the last thing we think of, from the curb, your roof may be about half of what's visible to passersby. until recently, conversations about roofing choices usually focus on performance, and roofs usually came in shades of ...
Bright Ideas Getting Lighting Basics Right
...ecessed fixtures in an evenly spaced grid pattern lets those pools of light overlap and provide even lighting. in a room with eight-foot ceilings, place the fixtures in a grid from four to six feet apart. chandeliers: a chandelier that's too big will overpower a room. one that's too small will seem out of proportion. one trick to calculating a chandelier's size is to measure the width of the room...
Greener Living - Simple steps toward a more natural home
...pondents have made green purchases within the last six months. there are simple and affordable steps you can take around the house that will help improve the environment of your home as well as the earth. step one: understanding natural a growing number of companies have come out with "green" or "natural" products. but because these terms do not have regulated definitions or standards, it's i...
Priceless Design
... other areas with painter's tape lets you avoid a mess and achieve clean, sharp paint lines. something old, something new: add one special piece in the living room that makes a great conversation starter. this could be a lighting fixture, a piece of furniture or a unique rug - something signature to your style. you can find great pieces by shopping at designer sales and discount showrooms, or un...
Building Green / Foundation
... straw bale mansion in huntsville, alabama. also, find out why kevin decides on a steel frame for his santa barbara green dream home and why even building code officials and insurance companies are starting to look favorably on straw bale houses. want to know more about the green benefits of radiant floor heating, earthen floors and fly ash? or perhaps about the experts and products featured on th...
Recycled Kitchen Redo-DIY
... recycled paper counters and glass tile backsplash help a kitchen go green. this video is part of rock solid show hosted by dean marsico, derek stearns . show description :they're expert mason.....
The Best Moments from Ricko the Rhino
...mohawk and dupont captured more than 4.8 millions seconds of video from four different webcams over 14 days during the smartstrand challenge. during that time, ricko the rhino certainly had some fun on his carpeting -- and he made some extraordinary messes! check out this 60 seconds worth of fun moments ricko had on his carpeted enclosure. ...
Silestone Intro
...multi-dimensional functionality makes silestone natural quartz a better option for your home. silestone offers cutting-edge style and performance by staying at the front of innovation and design, offering you over sixty-five stunning colors and two exceptional textures. it is a non-porous surface that is scratch, stain and scorch resistant, backed by a 15-year limited manufacturer's warranty. si...
Mohawk SmartStrand Durability Challenge
...day 2 at the 2010 family circle cup and there is no shortage of exciting action. first, christina mchale defeats galina voskoboeva in a skillfully played set. smartstrand carpet is proving to be an exceptionally soft surface for fans to walk on as they enter and exit family circle stadium. jelana jankovic has looked very sharp during practice sessions as well. 5,226 people have walked on smartstra...
Installation Instructions for VersaLock AG Laminat
...by measuring the floor, laying underlayment and determining how many planks will be required to cover the room. it is recommended to choose random lengths of planks and various planks from different cartons to enhance the look of the floor. when installing around tight spaces, simply remove the locking ridge and add a layer of adhesive to the board to keep it in place...
Interior Decorating | IKEA Small Spaces | Tiny Apa
...interior decorating | ikea small spaces | tiny apartmen...
Maximize Your Space + Budget in Small Apartments
...maximize your space + budget in small apartment...
Interior Design | Small Apartment Decorating Ideas
...interior design | small apartment decorating idea...
Maximize Your Space + Budget in Small Apartments
...maximize your space + budget in small apartments | interior desig...
Rooms hardwood floors work best in
...it's no wonder people prefer wood floors. they are versatile, durable and come in myriad style and design options, all of which ​can complement any room. that said, parts of the house can really shine when with a hardwood floor...
Durability to the Max: The SmartStrand Silk
...to prove, once and for all, that our ultimate carpet is as strong as it is soft, we took smartstrand silk to the birmingham zoo to meet max the rhino. it’s the smartstrand challenge—taken to the max...
Replacing Hardwood With Laminate Can Be Smart
...t may sound crazy choosing laminate floors over hardwood, but for many people, it makes perfect sense. in many houses, the weak get trampled on, scratched, stained, and scarred. if you can’t cut it, you’re out of there. we’re talking about the floors, of course. and lately, many families are replacing their battered and bruised hardwoods with beautiful, durable laminate floors and not looking back...
Checking Subfloor Moisture
...checking for and avoiding excessive moisture in every subfloor must be done. look around for visible water stains on the drywall and subfloor, particularly on the concrete...
Why wooden floors?
...as we choose a dream floor, we often ask ourselves the question: artificial or genuine? small wonder. laminate flooring and natural wood flooring have a number of advantages in common. a variety of designs and ease of installation are just a few of these. still, as those who have settled for a genuine wood floor say, the artificial product can never be a worthy match for a work created by perfect ...
BOEN Flooring
...s largest and modern producers of hardwood flooring. with its leading production site in lithuania the boen brand continues to increase its worldwide market share by offering quality products to its partners....
How To Style Your Living Room Like A Designer
...h&h‘s joel bray and jennifer koper share expert living room styling tips. discover their secrets to creating a standout space. joel and jennifer start by decorating the non-functioning fireplace. by adding three mod vases and dressing up the mantel with brass candlesticks and a teal bowl for a pop of color, they’re able to create a gorgeous focal point in the middle of the room. next, the desig...
Selecting a floor
...quick-step's designer partner, erinn valencich helps you to select the perfect floo...
Florida Tile - Berkshire HDP
...the berkshire series in the newest hdp -- high definition porcelain line from florida tile. the color body porcelain floor and wall line is an incredible departure from the stone looks of other contemporary lines. through the digital printing process combined with an intricate surface texture, we are able to create an amazing wood look tile that is almost indistinguishable from the real thing. apt...
Back-to-School Renovations:Epic Plus Hardwood & Cut-A-Rug, Lifeguard Carpet
...the foundation of a beautiful home starts with a gorgeous floor and whether it's hardwood, carpet, an area of rug or vinyl, shaw flooring can satisfy any need and taste. on this episode, designing spaces partners once again with shaw flooring to work with a south florida family who is looking to update a couple of rooms in their home. designer tracy daves she has the solution and we see a great tr...
Capel Rugs and Genevieve Gorder Making Great Rugs Together, Still
...capel rugs partners with genevieve gorder to bring a host of patterns and textures to life in enduring rugs for every lifestyle and budget...
SmartStrand Forever Clean - The World's Most Tested and Proven Carpet
...smartstrand has been tested and proven for over a decade in homes just like yours. the durability in each and every fiber delivers supreme softness without sacrificing performance. and when it comes to stains, smartstrand’s built-in protection is unmatched and won’t wear or wash off – meaning it’s perfect for every member of the family. even the furry ones. experience the extraordinary, worry-free...
Spill Proof Carpet - SmartStrand Forever Clean
...watch the drama unfold as spill after spill barrages this carpet - at first, it may be hard for you to watch! this isn't just any carpet, however - you're seeing smartstrand forever clean in action...
Kitchen Remodeling Ideas with Laminate from Pulte Kitchen Throwdown
...the pulte kitchen throwdown is an event sponsored by one of our partners, pultegroup. mohawk laminate floors are the foundation for pultegroup's ultimate kitchen...
Mohawk Uniclic Laminate Installation with Chip Wade
...te in your home. in this overview of the process, chip talks about acclimating your flooring to the room before installation, ensuring your subfloor is in good shape and clear of all debris, and the particulars of choosing and installing underlayment. he also provides techniques for creating a uniform expansion gap and maintaining variation in plank selection for a natural look as you lay your pla...
Engineered Hardwood vs. Laminate
...inate. are they the same thing? different? how do you know which one is the best choice for any given room or project? this video compares and contrasts the two flooring categories, so you can make smart choices...
The Art of Area Rug Making by Feizy Rugs
...the art of area rug making by feizy rugs, the art of area rug making by feizy rug...
HC - The Haute Couture Collection
...shion, where clothing is created to seduce and please, “haute couture” will become the trend of home interior textile design. haute couture was designed to dress the floor of each interior room of apartments, houses, offices, and why not, airplanes, trains and boats on the way to unexpected places. haute couture comes in three distinct families, each meeting the most stringent criteria of wear...
Loloi Presents: The Making of Magnolia Rugs
...exploring the artisanship behind every magnolia home by joanna gaines rugs...
Follow the Plank
...watch this behind-the-scenes video as our flooring goes through our pennsylvania factory to receive their acrylic infusion, making them 300% more durable. after a designer chooses our product for an art-deco-inspired corporate office, the story continues through the installation process at their final home...
Engineered Hardwood vs. Laminate
...inate. are they the same thing? different? how do you know which one is the best choice for any given room or project? this video compares and contrasts the two flooring categories, so you can make smart choices...
Sanding and Refinishing Parquet Floors (whole process)
...a start to finish demonstration of sanding and refinishing a parquet wood floor. (with good results...
Lanart Rugs - Sisal Area Rug
...lanart rug has a wide variety of area rugs, and this is the perfect video to show how to clean a mess on our synthetic sisal...
Mohawk Group's Iconic Earth
...mohawk group’s iconic earth collection draws inspiration from natural stone formations over time. the stone visuals celebrate natural processes of geology with pops of sheen morphing and shifting throughout the floor. offered in complementing 12-inch x 36-inch plank and traditional 24-inch x 24-inch formatted styles, iconic earth features new metallic yarns allowing for a unique lustrous effect th...
J+J Flooring Group
...we are just getting started...
Reimagine Hospitality Flooring with Durkan
...durkan believes in everyday art that is created everywhere. discover how durkan's highly acclaimed hard and soft surface flooring solutions can help you reimagine hospitality flooring at http://hdexpo.durkan.co...
Helios Quartz - IR Technology in carpet production
...helios quartz - ir technology in carpet productio...
From Custom Design to Custom Carpet
...bloomsburg carpet ind. is proud to create the only custom axminster carpet being woven the usa. contact your local agent to start your own custom creation at bloomsburgcarpet.co...
Paul Cleary, CEO, Lexmark Carpet Mills - Part 1
...paul cleary talks about the history of the company, its entrée in the hospitality market and later involvement in the retail market as well as its decision to enter the extrusion and twisting sector. http://www.floortrendsmag.com/talkfloo...
FloorDaily.net: Brad Root Discusses the Launch of the EF Contract Brand
... ef contract and ef hospitality. listen to the interview to hear more about the go to market strategy and the new leadership team for these two brands moving forward. bolyu and aqua hospitality were part of the beaulieu assets that engineered floors purchased late last year...
Brintons x Shezad Dawood immersive installation for Clerkenwell Design Week 2017
...brintons launched a pop-up art installation with contemporary artist and filmmaker shezad dawood with works woven by brintons at clerkenwell design week 2017. exhibited in a loading bay venue, alongside visual motifs and themes drawn from dawood’s portfolio, the carpets feature bold colours and subtle photographic representations. http://www.brintons.net/europe/en/blo.....
Modern Bliss Collection Video - Milliken Floor Covering
...a cozy knit sweater. a warm woolen blanket. the bold seams of a fitted jacket. these natural textiles encourage and enhance every part of our daily lives. and now, inspired by the familiar comfort of these very fabrics, milliken has created an all-new collection of high-end carpeting. with 5 textured patterns and 16 hue selections, modern bliss offers a serene carpet solution that is not only beau...
FloorDaily.net: Kersey and Hollowell Discuss Engineered Floors' New Pentz Mainstreet Brand
...ne, discuss the strategy and products behind engineered floors' foray into the mainstreet commercial carpet market. listen to the interview to hear more about how this move is a natural next step as part of the integration of engineered floors and j+j flooring group...
BerryAlloc PureClick Installation Video (US version)
...k: a revolutionary click system. pure click is unbeatable for installation thanks to its unique identical interlocking profile on all 4 sides. no need to walk back to the other side of the room to start the next row. start the installation in either corner of the room and click your way to the other side. you can start the next row where you’ve finished the previous row. dreamclick: a 360° loc...
SmartStrand - The Best Carpet for Pet Owners Yet.
...when it comes to a carpet that truly has it all, look no further than smartstrand. where traditional carpets fall short, the innovative fibers in smartstrand forever clean offer unbeatable spill protection, permanent stain resistance and long-lasting durability. truly a worry-free solution, smartstrand forever clean is the perfect flooring for busy households...
Mohawk Rugs: Designed for the Spaces You Live & Play Most
...t is just right for your family? mohawk has thousands of stylish, durable and easy-to-clean area rugs designed for the spaces you live and play most. explore mohawk's wear-dated, everstrand and smartstrand fibers and find the right style for you...
Live Beautifully Interior Design & Home Decor Blog | Karastan
...live beautifully - set your imagination free. filter karastan's live beautifully blog articles by theme or peruse them all...
3 Tile Ideas for Luxury Living Rooms
...an still use tile to infuse a sense of luxury. designing an elegant yet comfortable living space where your family can spend time together is possible. a mixture of stylish furnishings, your favorite art, accessories, and the right materials will give you a personalized room to enjoy. here are three tile ideas for today's luxury living rooms...
Schönox EPA Installation Tip
...schönox hps north america provides a quick overview of schönox epa, two-part, epoxy based moisture mitigation system suitable on porous, unheated concrete slabs to reduce moisture vapor emission rates from 100% rh or 25 lbs./1000 sq.ft./24 hrs to suitable levels before applying schönox underlayments. only one coat required to penetrate and to fully seal the substrate...
How to waterproof your shower installation with the Schluter®-KERDI-SHOWER-KIT Complete Kit
...this video will show you the complete installation from start to finish of the schluter®-kerdi-shower-kit. the schluter®-kerdi-shower-kit contains all the components needed to create a waterproof and vapor-tight shower assembly....
Resolute Installation Guide
...resilient flooring has finally met its match. resolute’s® safe, 1-part chemistry makes it a faster, more install-friendly alternative to 2-part epoxy systems. engineered for heavy rolling loads and challenging environments, resolute’s® waterproof design forms a robust moisture vapor barrier and can also take the punishment introduced by topical liquids...
Best Carpet for Pets
...if you could ask your furry friends what kind of carpet they'd purchase, they'd say mohawk's smartstrand. it's made with stain resistance and durability in mind. we love our pets and they spend a lot of time laying on the floor, so why not give them the best carpet possible? if mohawk's smartstrand carpet stood up to a rhino, it can handle any sort of wear and tear that your pet can throw at it....
all-over design
...Usually floral, foliage or scroll patterns which cover an entire paper without any particular feature standing out...
batik
...ctional geometric type design with an East Indian influence. The background has a tie-dyed appearance. The word itself refers to a method of dyeing designs on cloth by coating with removable wax the parts not to be dyed...
center of interest
...The principal focal point in a room. In a wallcovering design, the dominant motif. It is usually hung at eye level in the central area of the room to establish a starting point for hanging the re of the wallcovering...
color run
...The amount of role of a particular design produced of a single color combination. Subsequent runs of that same design and colorway may be slightly different. (This is why it is important for purchasers to retain the run number in case additional rollage is needed....
color wheel
...A circular arrangement of colors that expresses their relationships according to a particular color theory...
dado paper
...Wallcovering which covers the lower part of the wall, or dado, and ending at the chairrail height...
incandescent
...A common form of artificial light in which a filament contained in a vacuum and heated to brightness by an electric current It can affect the appearance of colors often giving a yellowish cast...
mural
...A wall decoration with a pictorial design that continues over two or more strips of wallcovering and is intended to cover part or most of a wall without repeat. Also called scenics...
receding colors
...Cool colors that tend to make surfaces appear farther away or smaller...
wainscot
...Wood paneling used on interior walls, especially that which reaches partially up the walls. Wallcovering is often used below a chairrail as a substitute...
bulking
...Also known as crimping or texturizing. Bulking imparts texture/fullness to the fiber or yarn during production. Bulking is done to increase the coverage and bloom the yarn will have in the carpet face. Bulking also adds to fiber resiliency ("spring back"). (See "Texturizing."...
fading
...Loss of color caused by sunlight or artificial light, atmospheric gases including ozone, nitrogen dioxide and hydrogen sulphide, cleaning and bleaching chemicals such as sodium hypochlorite, and other household and industrial products. Commercial installations in areas where such exposures occur require care in selection of colorfast carpet...
pigment
...Highly colored, insoluble substance used to impart color to other materials. White pigments, e.g., titanium dioxide, are dispersed in fiber polymers to produce delustered (semi-dull and dull) fibers. Colored pigments are added to polymer to create producer colored or solution dyed yarns...
epoxy adhesive
...A two-part adhesive system employing epoxy resin and epoxy hardener. Used for bonding ceramic tile to back-up material...
epoxy grout
...A two-part grout system consisting of epoxy resin and epoxy hardener. Formulated to have impervious qualities - stain and chemical resistance. Used to fill joints between tiles...
glaze
...ting is made. Bright Glaze - A high-glass coating with or without color. Clear Glaze Transparent with or without color. Crystalline Glaze - Contains microscopic crystals. Frittat Glaze - Uses all or part of prefused fluxing constituents. Matte Glaze - A low-gloss glaze with or without color. Opaque Glaze - Nontransparent coating with or without color. Raw Glaze - Compounded primarily of raw consti...
non-slip tile
...Tile with greater non-slip characteristics due to abrasive admixture, abrasive particles, grooves or patterns in the surface or because of natural non-skid surface characteristics...
pregrouted tile
... consisting of an assembly of ceramic tile bonded together at the edges by a material (generally elasiomeric) which completely seals the joints. The material (grout) may fill the joint completely or partially and may cover all, part, or none of the back surfaces of the tiles. The perimeter of these factory pregrouted sheets may include all, part or none of the joint between the sheets. The term ed...
slip-resistant tile
...Tile having greater skid-resistance characteristics due to an abrasive mixture, abrasive particles in the surtace, or grooves or patterns in the surface...
bonded polyurethane
...Cushion produced by grinding flexible polyurethane foam into small particles and binding them together with a chemical adhesive...
reinforced froth
...Open-celled rubber cushion reinforced with solid rubber particles (usually from recycled tires)...
abrasion
...The action of wearing away floor finish film by friction. Usually caused by particulate soil such as sand, silt, clay, ice melter and dust...
auto-scrubber
...A machine that has two compartments, one for a cleaning solution and the other for recovering soiled solution. As the cleaning solution is applied to the floor, rotating brushes or pads scrub the surface and the soiled solution is picked up at the back of the machine with the use of a self-contained vacuum system...
catalyst
...Found in many water-based wood finishes. A catalyst is added to some finishes to bind individual polymer chains to one another, thereby imparting a tougher film without the catalyst...
chatter marks
...Patterned repeated divots in a wood floor caused by the use of a drum-sanding machine. They are caused by part of the drum that holds the sandpaper in place and therefore does not sand the floor. Most noticeable on tight-grained woods with a high gloss...
hard water
...Water, which contains the ions of magnesium and calcium. When hard water is used in a cleaning system, insoluble materials may form. This is called a precipitate. Hard water is usually expressed in parts per million or grains. 1 grain hard water = 18 PPM hard water...
metal-interlock
...The process of bonding two polymer particles together using a metal ion such as zinc. This is also known as cross-linking...
m. s. d. s.
...Material Safety Data Sheet. Required for all products. It lists hazardous ingredients for particular compound and also details safety precautions and first aid information...
v.o.c.
...Volatile Organic Compounds. This is a measure of the non-water solvents that are in a particular product...
ardabil
...Home of the 14th century tombs of Sheik Safi ad-Din and Shah Ismail. The city that shares the name of The Ardebil Carpet one of the finest and most famous objects of Islamic art. There is controversy, though, as to whether the carpet was actually made there. Modern era carpets from the region are generally of dubious quality...
art silk
...Also called artificial silk it describes a yarn for weaving made from mercerized cotton that attempts to take on the appearance of silk. The fiber is very soft to the touch and is used to create a price category for smaller budgets whose tastes run toward expensive silk rugs. Rugs sold as silk as given a burn test to check for the presence of cotton...
aubusson rug
...Fine flat carpets woven in France from the 15th to 19th Centuries. They were derived from Moorish weaving with the assistance of Architects and Artists of the royal court...
bessarabian
...This type of kilim originates in a part of Romania that is now part of the Ukraine. Designs usually feature curvilinear floral patterns and are more formal, sophisticated and elaborate than those found in other areas of southeast Europe...
karabagh
...The Karabagh district lies southeast of the Kazak district in the southern part of the Caucasus, along the border with Iran. Although many different designs are woven in rugs from Karabagh, repeated boteh, single and multiple medallions, bouquets of roses, Herati and prayer designs are most common...
memling gul
...A stepped-hook polygon motif named after the 15th century Flemish artist Hans Memling, who used rugs with this motif in many of his paintings.These guls are used in Caucasian, Turkish and northwest Persian rugs...
natural rug
...Often refers to an ivory or earth-toned rug where the texture of the rug is the main feature. These rugs are usually made of sisal, jute or woo...
sefavid
...A Persian dynasty remembered for Shahs Tasmasp and Abbas who were great patrons of the arts and ambassadors for Persian rug weaving to the rest of the world. They are credited for the enduring international popularity of Iranian style carpets...
Teflon®
...Teflon® patented soil-resistance treatment is the most durable fluorochemical/soil-release product available today. Teflon® is an integral part of the Antron® Excel fibre system and is available only on carpets of Antron® Excel nylon and Antron® Excel SC solution dyed nylon. Only Teflon® is durable enough to withstand heavy traffic and multiple cleanings...
ultraviolet light
...Ultraviolet (UV) light is part of the light spectrum. UV light wavelengths cannot be seen by the human eye...
Oak
...The term oak can be used as part of the common name of any of several hundred species of trees and shrubs in the genus Quercus, and some related genera, notably Cyclobalanopsis and Lithocarpus. The genus is native to the northern hemisphere, and includes deciduous and evergreen species extending from cold latitudes to tropical Asia and the Americas. Oaks have spirally arranged leaves, w...
cherry
...ee can be described in a single word: beautiful. Its rich red-brown color deepens with age. Small dark gum flecks add to its interest. Distinctive, unique figures and grains are brought out through quarter sawing. It has an exceptionally lustrous appearance that glows. The finish is satiny to the touch. Rich, reddish-brown. Cherry darkens considerably with age and exposure to sunlight. Grain: Stra...
Ash
...A wood renowned for its toughness and resilience. Used for tools handles, furniture and fittings. Ash varies greatly in color from a blond/cream color to a darker tan and brown, found closer to the heart of the tree. There are several species of American ash: black, brown, and white. Like most other hardwoods the timber of the white ash is heavy, hard, strong and durable. What sets ash ap...
beech
...atives well. Because beechwood becomes slick with wear, it is perfect for drawer sides and runners. Because it bends well, it is used in bent wood chairs and other bent wood furniture. It does not impart flavor, odor or color to food so it is good for food utensils and containers. Wood ranges from nearly white to deep red brown. Close and straight grained, with little figure and a uniform texture,...
Birch
...A stiff wood with excellent shock resistance. Used in fine furniture. The sapwood is pale yellow, while the heartwood is light reddish brown. Yellow birch is a deciduous hardwood which grows principally in the upland, hilly terrain of the Northeastern and Lake States forests: There are nine species of birch native to North America, including the very distinctive and familiar white trunk paper b...
maple
...rom maple, as were airplane propellers in the 1920s. Maple has been a favorite of American furniture makers since early Colonial days. Hard maple is the standard wood for cutting boards because it imparts no taste to food and holds up well. Cream to light reddish-brown. Usually straight-grained and sometimes found with highly figured bird's-eye or burl grain. Bird's-eye resembles small circular or...
parawood
... Englishman named Henry Wickham transported some seeds to England for germination. The seeds germinated and these small seedlings were then transported to the Malay Peninsula for planting; there to start the Great Rubber Plantations of Malaysia. After 25 to 30 years of latex production, tapped in the same manner syrup is tapped from the Maple trees, the tree ceases to produce sufficient quantities...
walnut
...tractive timber, which (except in young trees) is hard, dense, tight-grained and polishes to a very smooth finish. The color ranges from creamy white in the sapwood to a dark chocolate color in the heartwood. When kiln-dried, walnut wood tends toward a dull brown color, but when air-dried can become a rich purplish-brown. Because of its color, hardness and grain it is a prized furniture and carvin...
Hard Maple
...Hard Maple is a pale wood, offering the lightest coloration of any wood flooring. Hard Maple comes in a range of colors from pale cream sapwood to dark brown found in the heartwood.
Jarrah
...A hard wood used in furniture design and doors. Very resistant to weather. The heartwood is uniformly pale to dark red. Often with a rich, mahogany hue. The sapwood is pale with frequent black streaks and occasional ingrown grain.
Rosewood
...The warm russet tones create an interior impression that many individuals desire. The color of the heartwood is dark red which becomes red/brown with exposure. The sapwood has a yellow/red tone. The graining is bold, straight and moderately open, which occasional wavy figuring. There can be strong contrasting in the grain of plain-sawn boards.
Walnut
...A dark, exclusive wood used in fine furniture. Walnut has a wide range of color variability, from cream colored sapwood to medium brown heartwood.
antique rug
...Antique by definition, sixty years or more in age. ... Hand-made, hand-knotted tribal and village rugs from a former time and art history. Semi- antique carpets are from 25-60 years and new carpets less than 25 years. These cut-off dates vary from dealer to dealer, and usually reflect a dealer's judgement...
aubusson
...che, on the Creuse River. Its famous tapestry and carpet manufactures date from the 15th cent. Aluminum, electric lamps, and rubber goods are also made. Aubusson is the seat of a school of decorative arts and a museum of tapestry...
melamine
...Melamine is a type of resin often used in laminate flooring. It can form part of the back layer, where it provides support and reinforcement. It is also often used as part of the wear layer, providing a tough and durable finish to the floor...
ScratchResist®
...everyday household scratches. ScratchResist® is available with most Mannington Resilient/Luxury Vinyl Sheet floors. Watch how the surface of the floor is so tough - it wears away the ridges on a quarter...
ASSURE CERTIFIED™
...ASSURE CERTIFIED™ is a third-party quality assurance testing program especially for Rigid Core flooring products developed by RFCI and conducted by SCS Global...
cushioned vinyl flooring
...Any vinyl sheet floor covering incorporating a foam layer as part of its construction...
static coefficient of friction
...The ration of the tangential force that is needed to start uniform relative motion between two contacting surfaces to the perpendicular force holding them in contact.
terrazzo floor
...ured in place, cured, ground, and then polished. Rustic terrazzo is a variation where, in lieu of the grinding and polishing, the surface is washed with water otherwise treated to expose the chips. Quartz, quartzite, and river bed aggregate can also be used. ...
vinyl tile flooring
...ll consist of one or more resins of poly (vinyl chloride), or vinyl chloride copolymers, or both, compounded with suitable plasticizers and stabilizers. Other polymeric resins may be incorporated as part of the binder. ...
stair rod
... on stairs, but with superior carpet installation techniques and more rigid safety standards today, stair rods serve primarily a decorative purpose. Stair rods are however still an integral part of many installation techniques. They hide dimples in the carpet runner caused by installation staples or nail heads and they are also often required to conceal a pattern mismatch when the carpet ...
hardwood flooring
... originally used for structural purposes, being installed perpendicular to the wooden support beams of a building known as joists or bearers. With the increased use of concrete as a subfloor in some parts of the world, engineered wood flooring has gained some popularity. However, solid wood floors are still common and popular. Solid wood floors have a thicker wear surface and can be sande...
solid wood flooring
...Solid wood flooring is milled from a single piece of timber that is kiln or air dried before sawing. Depending on the desired look of the floor, the timber can be cut in three ways: flat-sawn, quarter-sawn, and rift-sawn. The timber is cut to the desired dimensions and either packed unfinished for a site-finished installation or finished at the factory. The moisture content at time of m...
nylon carpet
...Due to nylon's excellent wear-resistance, it is widely used in carpeting. However, nylon is stained by certain natural and artificial food colorants; these include coffee, mustard, wine and soft drinks. While fluorochemical coatings are effective in protecting carpet from substances such as soil, they offer little protection from some types of acid stains. A number of methods were devel...
ColorMax
...Color inspires emotion; it helps you set the tone of your home. ColorMaxTM blends clear, vivid and rich colors into amazing shades that set your home apart. ColorMax offers superior color saturation and enhanced color clarity in every fiber. The ColorMax color palette is specifically made to coordinate with the blending you see in natural products like wood and stone. ...

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